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Title Coriolanus
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Cor 20
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Burrough Wright, John; Scharf, George
Actor-Manager/Director Macready, William Charles
Theatre Niblo's Garden; Holliday Street; Academy of Music
Place of Production New York; Boston; Baltimore; Philadelphia; San Francisco
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 2 Nov 1863
Description Extremely well used prompt book. This documents was created by John B Wright, stage manager for Edwin Forrest during his later years.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles scenery - script - cuts - cues - director - stage manager - character - cast - blocking
Content Keywords power, soldier, greed, class, pride, destiny, friendship
Context Keywords classical history
Visual Content Sketches including George Scharf's drawings of the Macready production.
Edition Spencer's Boston Theatre edition
Shattuck Code COR 22
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.