The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Title Much Ado About Nothing
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Mu Ad 21
Primary Association Seabert, Charles F.
Annotation Date 1876
Theatre Covent Garden; Park; Chestnut Street
Place of Production London; New York; Philadelphia
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1823-1876
Description Checked for Borachio; no stage business. Contains autographs of a Charles F. Seabert,[dated 1876?].
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Religion, Culture and Society; Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity
Roles Charles Kemble - Benedick; C Kean - Benedick; Miss Chester - Beatrice; Miss Fanny Kemble - Beatrice; Miss Charles Kean - Beatrice
Content Keywords love, morality, jealousy, soldier, humour, friendship, reconciliation, women, society
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, cues
Additional Information Contains cast lists for productions at Covent Garden (1823), Park (1832 and Chestnut (1845).
Shattuck Code MA 102
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.