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Title Macbeth
Document Type Study Book
Reference Mac 48
Primary Association Irving, Henry
Associated Names Fitzgerald, Percy
Theatre Lyceum
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 29 Dec 1888
Description Detailed compilation of "Notes and Suggestions for Macbeth" assembled by Percy Fitzgerald for Henry Irving. Includes notes on acting and the production of the play gathered from analysing Garrick, Siddons, Edmund Kean, Macready, Charles Kean etc.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords actor, business, script, scenery, blocking, cues, examination, property, stage
Visual Content Contains simple drawings of the banquet scene and of the character Banquo.
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code MAC 90
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.