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Title Hamlet
Document Type Preparation Copy
Reference Ham 80
Primary Association Sothern, E. H.
Associated Names Williams, Frederick; Lyceum Theatre Company
Annotation Date 1897
Theatre Garden
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 17 Sep 1900
Description Extremely full prompt book containing songs and 164 pages of manuscript notes at the back on 20 great Hamlets of the past. Pencil annotations by Sothern.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Henry Irving - Hamlet; Mr Wenman - Claudius; H. Howe - Polonius; Mr Terriss - Laertes; Mrs Pauncefort - Gertrude; Ellen Terry - Ophelia
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords cast, cues, business, blocking
Edition Rolfe edition?
Shattuck Code HAM 130
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 Promptbooks, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.