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Title Othello
Document Type Transcription; Prompt Book
Reference Oth 13
Case Study Oth13
Associated Names George Ellis
Actor-Manager/Director Kean, Charles; Macready, William Charles
Annotation Date 1846
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 23 May 1842
Description Prompt copy of Charles Kean. But marked and corrected as acted at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane by George Ellis, prompter, in November 1846.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Macready - Othello; Mr Vandenhoff - Iago; Mr Anderson - Cassio; Mr G Bennett - Duke of Venice; Mr Wade - Brabantio; Mr Tilbury - Gratiano; Mr Waldron - Lodovico; Mr Diddear - Montano; Miss H Faucit - Desdemona; Mrs Warner - Emilia
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords costume, character, stage, lighting, script, blocking
Language English
Edition Hinds English Stage, 1838
Shattuck Code OTH 25
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.