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Title King John
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference John 1
Primary Association Booth Jr., J. B.
Associated Names Wallack, James William; McCullough, John; Hayne, Miss Julia Dean
Annotation Date 1857
Publication Date 1846
Theatre Drury Lane; Park
Place of Production London; New York; San Francisco
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1842; 1846; 1858
Description Contains clippings of playbills for various United States productions starring Mr and Mrs James W. Wallack and Mr and Mrs J. B. Booth. The book itself contains an extensive section on costume and authenticity research by Charles Kean.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles William Charles Macready - King John; Charles Kean - King John; Mrs Charles Kean - Lady Constance; Helen Faucit - Lady Constance; Mrs J. B. Booth - Lady Constance; John McCullough - Faulconbridge; J. B. Booth - King John; J. W. Wallack - King John; Mrs J. W. Wallack - Lady Constance
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords costume, cast
Edition Modern Standard Drama
Shattuck Code KJ 34
Play King John
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.