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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 5
Primary Association Boniface, George C.
Theatre New Bowery
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 27 Feb 1865
Description Prompt book containing calls, properties, stage business, maps and cues for effects. Includes a 2-leaf flier for Mr. Boniface as a reader, dramatic coach, etc., dated Nov. 1894.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Macready - Hamlet; Charles Kean - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, cues, business, property, lighting, sound effect, music, blocking
Additional Information Contains cast list for productions at Drury Lane (1823) and Park (1845).
Edition French's Standard Drama
Shattuck Code HAM 78
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 and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.