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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 20
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Ellis, George; Kean, Charles
Annotation Date Jul 1846
Theatre Drury Lane; Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1838; 1846
Description A transcription of Macready's Drury Lane prompt book, made by George Ellis in 1846 and sent by him to Charles Kean.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles William Charles Macready - Macbeth; Mrs Garrick - Gentlewoman; Mr Phelps - Macduff; Mrs Warner - Lady Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords cast, costume, business, music, cues, property, glossary
Edition Hinds English stage, 1839
Shattuck Code MAC 27
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.