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Title King John
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference John 7
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Associated Names Ellis, George; Macready, William Charles
Annotation Date Mar 1846
Publication Date 1811
Theatre Park; Princess's
Place of Production New York; London
Country of Production United States; Great Britain
Date of Production 16 Nov 1846
Description Transcription of Macready's 1842 Drury Lane book made by George Ellis in March 1846. Used by Kean for the Park Theatre production and for London production at the Princess's on the 9th February 1852 and October 1858. Cuts, restorations, revisions of scenery, stage business and timings have been entered by Kean and his prompters.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords royalty, power, family, politics, death, love, war, religion
Context Keywords cuts, cues, scenery, business, stage, blocking, sound effects, timings
Edition Steevens Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code KJ 27
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.