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Title Hamlet
Document Type Memorial Book
Reference Ham 50
Primary Association Taylor, James H.
Associated Names Becks, George; Forrest, Edwin
Donor Sprague, Arthur Colley
Theatre Drury Lane; Park
Place of Production London; New York
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1823; 1845
Description Transcription of George Becks's memorial book.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Mr Powell - Claudius; William Charles Macready - Hamlet; Miss Povey - Ophelia; Charles Kean - Hamlet; Mrs Charles Kean - Ophelia; Mr Fleming - Claudius
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords costume, cast, business, blocking
Edition French's Standard Drama (issue of Lacy edition)
Shattuck Code HAM 68
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.