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Title A Midsummer Night's Dream
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference MND 21
Primary Association Burton, William E.
Associated Names Moore, John; Vestris, Elizabeth; Barry, Thomas; Daly, Augustin
Theatre Burton's; Covent Garden; Grand Opera House; Daly's
Place of Production New York; London
Country of Production United States; Great Britain
Date of Production 3 Feb 1854
Description Prompt book made by John Moore recording William E. Burton's 1854 production. Includes scene and property plots along with manuscript notes about costumes. Also includes occasional notes regarding Madame Vestris' Covent Garden production in 1840 and pencilled notes referring to Augustine Daly's production of either 1873 or 1888.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Magic and Folklore
Roles John Moore - Egeus; William E. Burton - Nick Bottom
Content Keywords supernatural, love, nature, mischief, humour, pastoral
Context Keywords actor, review, programme, cast, character, scenery, stage, property, costume, music, timings, blocking, business, lighting
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code MND 10
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.