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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 56
Primary Association Daly, Richard
Associated Names Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.
Publication Date 1750
Theatre Crow Street
Place of Production Dublin
Country of Production Ireland
Date of Production c. 1788
Description Contains many notes regarding stage business, interpretation and staging arrangements, written by an unknown author. Rough pencilled notes suggest additional use as an actor's rehearsal copy.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords character, property, cues, stage, sound effects, music
Edition Peter Wilson edition, Dublin, 1750
Shattuck Code HAM 8
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.