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Title Othello
Document Type Study Book
Reference Oth 10
Primary Association Smith, W. H.; Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Jones, J.; Wright, John Burroughs
Theatre Tremont Street
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1832
Description Study book for Iago. Contains a partial manuscript cast list for a production at Boston in 1832, starring Forrest as Othello and Smith as Iago. Includes cuts and some stage business. Autograph of a J. Jones appears on the title-page and on p. 9. There is also the inscription: From Mr. J. Jones to John Burroughs Wright Boston Nov. 23d 1840.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles W. H. Smith - Iago; Edwin Forrest - Othello
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, lighting, cues, music, sound effects, business, property
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Mr Charles Mayne Young as Iago, an illustration of Act V, Scene 1.
Additional Information Contains the cast list for a production at Drury Lane, date unknown.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code OTH 17
Play Othello
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.