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Title Autograph letter signed from David Garrick, the Adelphi, to Mrs. Necker
Document Type Autograph; Manuscript; Letters
Reference Y.c.2600 (212)
Case Study Ham16
Publication Date 26 Apr 1776
Theatre Adelphi
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 27 Apr 1776
Description Garrick writes to say that he will be performing the character of Hamlet the following day and has taken care to place Mrs Necker in the most commodious box. He also gives a summary of his alterations to the play.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) History, Politics and Corruption; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles David Garrick - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords cast, character, script
Play Hamlet
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.