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Title Hamlet
Document Type Memorial Book
Reference Ham 61
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Burroughs Wright, John
Place of Production Baltimore
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 27 Aug 1860
Description Memorial book made by John B. Wright (Forrest's stage manager). Also includes a playbill for an 1860 production at Baltimore. Contains detailed notes regarding Forrest's stage business, maps and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Edwin Forrest - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, lighting, cues, sound effects, blocking, business, music, property
Edition French's Standard Drama
Shattuck Code HAM 66
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.