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Title Hamlet
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Ham 74
Primary Association Sothern, E. H.; Marlowe, Julia
Associated Names Cooksey, Ethel; Taylor, Lark; Cooksey, Curtis
Place of Production Washington D.C.
Country of Production United States
Date of Production Nov 1906
Description Prompt book, made by Ethel Cooksey from John (Lark) Taylor's book, with original text cut out and pasted in a workbook. Records the Southern-Marlowe production and includes a manuscript cast list.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) History, Politics and Corruption; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Mr Sothern - Hamlet; Miss Marlowe - Ophelia
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords scenery, cast, character, stage, business, blocking, music, cues, property
Visual Content Contains simple illustrations of the stage and scenes.
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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.