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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 12
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Associated Names Parsloe, James and T. S. Hamblin
Publication Date 1804
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 16 May 1838
Description Prompt book annotated by many different hands, including Kean. Cuts, calls, stage business, maps, sketches, cues for effects and timings.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Kemble - Othello; Mr Cooke - Iago; Mrs Siddons - Desdemona
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords cast, character, lighting, cues, blocking, stage, property
Visual Content Contains 8 ink wash drawing of depicting the scenes.
Additional Information Includes the cast for Drury Lane for 21 September 1838.
Edition Kemble edition, 1804
Shattuck Code OTH 21
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.