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Title Hamlet
Document Type Record of Production
Reference Tb 16
Primary Association Booth, Edwin
Associated Names Clarke, Charles W.
Annotation Date 1870
Theatre Booth's
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 5 Jan 1870
Description On Edwin Booth's Hamlet' [manuscript], by Charles W. Clarke. This is a full record of Booth's interpretation of the character. Clarke memorized the play, and between January 18 and March 19, 1870, attended eight performances. Also includes a letter from his daughter, Emma, 1959.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Edwin Booth - Hamlet
Content Keywords death, madness, royalty, revenge, poison, supernatural, marriage
Context Keywords character, actor, review
Shattuck Code HAM 86
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.