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Title A Midsummer Night's Dream
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference MND 13
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Case Study MND13
Associated Names Plowman, Harry
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 19 Oct 1861
Description Prompt book suspected to have been made for Phelps' 1861 revival. (He had previously produced this play in 1853, 1855 and 1856). Includes cuts, scenic indications, stage business, cues for effects and timings.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Magic and Folklore
Content Keywords supernatural, love, nature, mischief, humour, pastoral
Context Keywords character, blocking, property, cues, sound effects, music, dancing, stage, lighting
Visual Content Contains a blocking diagram showing props and character positions.
Edition Works, Vol II
Shattuck Code MND 19
Play A Midsummer Night's Dream
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.