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Title King John
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference John 22
Primary Association Burroughs Wright, John
Associated Names Macready, William Charles; Kean, Charles; Kemble, John Philip
Theatre Drury Lane; Princess's
Place of Production Boston; London
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1830s
Description Prompt book owned by JB Wright but markings suggest it was of English origin, deriving from Kemble. Playbills of Macready in 1831 and Kean in 1852.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles William Charles Macready - King John; Charles Kean - King John
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords actor, cast, characters, script, business, blocking
Visual Content Portrait of Macready as King John.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code KJ 14
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.