hamlet without the prince






hamlet without the prince

a performance or event taking place without the principal actor

The phrase comes from an account given in the Morning Post of September 1775. The member of a theatrical company who was to play Hamlet in a production of Shakespeare's play ran off with an innkeeper's daughter before the performance; when the play was announced to the audience, they were told the part of Hamlet [was] to be left out for that night.




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