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Title Macbeth
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mac Fo 9
Primary Association Jewett, Henry
Associated Names Jewett, Frances
Actor-Manager/Director Jewett, Henry
Theatre Boston Repertory
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 7 Mar 1927
Description Records the Repertory Theatre of Boston production of 1927; Henry Jewett directing and starring as Macbeth. Includes explanatory footnotes, stage business, maps and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Henry Jewett - Macbeth; Guy Phillips - Malcolm; Ruth Taylor - Lady Macbeth
Content Keywords supernatural, crime, death, war, greed, royalty, justice
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, stage, business, cues, music, lighting, sound effects, property,
Visual Content The inserted program includes a photograph of Henry Jewett and pasted at the end is a photo of Frances Jewett (executive Director of the Repertory Theatre of Boston.)
Additional Information Includes a 20 page program + envelope for week of 7 March 1927 and a postcard + playbill for 9 April 1927 (Modern Theatre, Providence.) Pasted in at beginning is a clipping about the Jewett Company.
Shattuck Code MAC 131
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.