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Title A Midsummer Night's Dream
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference MND 17
Theatre Laura Keene's
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1859
Description Arranged for representation at Laura Keene's Theatre. With historical and explanatory notes. Checked for the character of Oberon, with a little stage business.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Magic and Folklore
Roles Mr Couldock - Theseus; Mr Sothern - Lysander; Mr Marden - Lysander; Mr Lewick - Demetrius; Mr Marden - Egeus; Mr Burnett - Egeus; Mr Evans - Philostrate; Mr Weaver - Nick Bottom; Miss Macarthy - Oberon; Miss Couldock - Titania; Laura Keene - Puck
Content Keywords supernatural, love, nature, mischief, humour, pastoral
Context Keywords character, script, business, costume, cast
Additional Information Cast refers to that from the original performance at Laura Keene's Theatre in April 1859.
Shattuck Code MND 49
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.