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Title Macbeth
Document Type Study Book
Reference Mac 9
Primary Association Cowper, John Curtis
Associated Names Procter, Joseph; Mead, Mr; King, T.C.; Brooke, G.V.; Macready, William; Kean, Charles; Ristori, Adelaide
Publication Date 1853
Theatre Royal Amphitheatre
Place of Production Leeds
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 23 Apr 1864 - 17 Feb 1868
Description "J.C. Cowpers private acting copy." Checked for Macbeth and Macduff. Includes a costume list for Macbeth, descriptions of combat scenes and a newspaper review of Cowper's performance. Many notes relate to Ristori, while other refer to Macready and Charles Kean.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles John Curtis Cowper - Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, scenery, property, cues, business, stage, lighting, sound effects, music
Additional Information Also contains cast lists for productions at Windsor Castle (4 Feb 1853) and the Royal Princess' Theatre (14 Feb 1853), directed by Charles Kean and George Ellis. Some text lost to gutter due to tight binding.
Edition Lacy edition, 1853
Shattuck Code MAC 66
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.