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Title Henry VIII
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Henry VIII 13
Primary Association Moore, John
Actor-Manager/Director Cushman, Charlotte; Ward, Genevieve
Annotation Date 1848
Publication Date 1823
Theatre Burton's
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1848-c. 1870
Description Well marked prompt book created in London 1848 but chiefly used in New York and with Charlotte Cushman. Contains an account of the dance routine. Contains an 1857 playbill of Cushman's Katherine, and one of her Wolsey. Also including news clipping reviews.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Charlotte Cushman - Queen Katherine; Charlotte Cushman - Cardinal Wolsey
Content Keywords royalty, love, politics, religion, women, justice, jealousy
Context Keywords cast, character, cues, costume, music, business
Edition Oxberry edition, 1823
Shattuck Code H VIII 25
Play Henry VIII
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.