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Title Much Ado About Nothing
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Mu Ad 3
Primary Association Foote, Maria
Associated Names Kemble, John Philip
Publication Date 1810
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1815
Description Checked for Beatrice, perhaps as played by Maria Foote, containing cuts, calls and stage business. Marked by J.P. Kemble. Additional dialogue for Beatrice-Benedick at the end of the church scene.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Religion, Culture and Society; Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity
Roles Maria Foote - Beatrice; Mr C. Kemble - Benedick
Content Keywords love, morality, jealousy, soldier, humour, friendship, reconciliation, women, society
Context Keywords cast, character, business, cues, sound effects
Additional Information A note written by an owner identifies 'these plays' as the acting copies belonging to Miss Foote.
Edition Kemble edition, 1810
Shattuck Code MA 5
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.