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Title Much Ado About Nothing
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Mu Ad 13
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Ellis, George; Kean, Charles
Annotation Date 1850
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 24 Feb 1843
Description A transcription of W.C. Macready's prompt book, "marked, corrected &c - &c for Mr Charles Kean, by George Ellis TR-DL - & CG. 1850". Pencil annotations suggest use by Kean.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Religion, Culture and Society; Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity
Content Keywords love, morality, jealousy, soldier, humour, friendship, reconciliation, women, society
Context Keywords character, blocking, stage, business, music, cues, lighting, timings, property
Visual Content Contains several simple blocking diagrams depicting character positions on stage during scenes.
Edition Steevens Works
Shattuck Code MA 18
Play Much Ado About Nothing
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.