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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 3
Primary Association Betty, Henry
Publication Date 1841
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 3 Jan 1845
Description Prompt book with cuts and restorations. Scenic indications, calls, stage business, maps and cues for effects. Dummy playbill inserted at the rear.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Henry Betty - Macbeth; Mr Kean - Macbeth; Mr Macready - Macbeth; Mr Warde - Macbeth; Mrs Bunn - Lady Macbeth; Mrs Faucit - Lady Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords costume, character, cast, stage, cues, lighting, sound effects, music, property
Additional Information Contains cast lists for productions at Drury Lane (1824 and 1827) and Covent Garden (1827).
Edition Cumberland Edition
Shattuck Code MAC 31
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.