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Title Much Ado About Nothing
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Mu Ad 22
Primary Association Sothern, E. H.; Marlowe, Julia
Actor-Manager/Director Taylor, Lark
Annotation Date 1911
Place of Production Chicago
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 27 Sep 1904
Description Prompt book created in the summer of 1911 by Lark Taylor. Taylor played Borachio in the 1906 and went on to play Dogberry and then Leonato in later runs of the production. Contains detailed stage business, maps, sketches and a self portrait of himself in character as Dogberry.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage
Roles E.H. Sothern - Benedick; Julia - Marlowe - Beatrice
Content Keywords love, morality, jealousy, soldier, humour, friendship, reconciliation
Context Keywords costume, character, stage
Visual Content A self portrait in character drawn by Taylor Lark.
Edition Irving edition
Shattuck Code MA 63
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.