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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac 41
Primary Association Samuel Phelps
Associated Names W.C. Williams; Warner, Mrs; Modjeska, Helena; Booth, Edwin
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 27 May 1844
Description Detailed promptbook prepared for Mrs Warner during the second season of Phelps's first production of Macbeth. Contains additional notations by Williams and other prompters.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords scenery, business, actor, cues, sound effects, timings
Edition Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code MAC 29
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 Promptbooks, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.