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Title Coriolanus
Document Type Memorial Book
Reference Cor 2
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Becks, George
Theatre Niblo's Garden
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 5 Sep 1864
Description A full, but little used prompt book by George Becks, who played in Forrest's company during the 1864 season. Includes stage business, cues for effects and calls.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Edwin Forrest - Coriolanus
Content Keywords power, soldier, greed, class, pride, destiny, friendship
Context Keywords classical history, cast, character, costume, music, sound effects, business, cues, property, stage, blocking
Visual Content Contains an engraving of Vandenhoff as Coriolanus.
Additional Information Also contains cast list and program for an 1864 Forrest production.
Edition Spencer's Boston Theatre edition
Shattuck Code COR 23
Play Coriolanus
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.