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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 28
Primary Association Moore, John
Associated Names Phelps, Samuel; Warner, Mrs. Mary A.; Kemble, John Philip; Hamblin, T. S.; Wallack, James William; Forrest, Edwin; Macready, William Charles; Fisher, Charles; Eddy, Edward; Faucit, Helen; Montague, Miss; Cushman, Charlotte; Garrick, David; Siddons, Sarah; Hackett, Hackett
Date of Production c. 1850-1859
Description Much used prompt book including cuts and additions of traditional non-Shakespearean elements which are similar to those in the Kemble version. Editorial matter taken from Lacy's 1853 edition. Stage business, scenic indications and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords actor, music, character, costume, scenery, review, music, sound effects, lighting, cues, business, stage, property, timings
Additional Information Includes newspaper clippings regarding Garrick, Siddons and Cushman, along with the text of Abraham Lincoln's letter to Hackett about Falstaff.
Edition Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code MAC 38
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.