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Title Henry VIII
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Henry VIII 20
Primary Association Warren, William
Associated Names Wood, William B.; Wilkinson, Tate
Publication Date 1773
Theatre Chestnut Street; Covent Garden
Place of Production Philadelphia; York; London
Country of Production United States; Great Britain
Date of Production 1792-1803
Description Prompt book owned by Warren and Wood, the Philadelphia managers. Warren entered a York cast of 1792, with Tate Wilkinson as Wolsey, himself as Cranmer. Calls, stage business and cues for effects. Later pencilling of calls and grooves refer to a later production at Covent garden.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Tate Wilkinson - Cardinal Wolsey; William Warren - Cranmer
Content Keywords royalty, love, politics, religion, women, justice, jealousy
Context Keywords cast, character, music, sound effects, cues, business, property, blocking
Edition Bell edition, 1773
Shattuck Code H VIII 5
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.