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Title Much Ado About Nothing
Reference Mu Ad 6
Primary Association Holland, George
Associated Names Crisp, Harry
Theatre Covent Garden; Park; Chestnut Street
Place of Production London; New York; Philadelphia
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1832-1845
Description Checked for Claudio (Act I only) and for Dogberry and Verges with no stage business. Cast lists given for Covent Garden (1823), Park (1832) and Chestnut (1845).
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, business
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.