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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 13
Primary Association Garrick, David
Associated Names Hopkins, William; Irving, Henry; Roeder, Charles
Publication Date 1773
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1773
Description Prompt book, marked by two hands. Brown ink supposed to be notes by William Hopkins. Includes cuts, scenic indications, stage business and cues for effects. A note from C. Roeder to Henry Irving in 1894 asserts that the book served Garrick.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles David Garrick - Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords actor, character, cast, scenery, lighting, music, property, cues, stage, business
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Act IV, Sc.II.
Edition Bell edition, 1773
Shattuck Code MAC 8
Play Macbeth
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.