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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 16
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Associated Names Ellis, George
Publication Date 1838
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 23 May 1842
Description Transcription (mostly in pencil) of Macready's Drury Lane book. Made by George Ellis. Contains notes on stage business, cues for effects, list of property and notes on costumes.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Macready - Othello; Mr Vandenhoff - Iago; Miss H. Faucit - Desdemona
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, business, cues, sound effects, music, lighting, blocking, property
Edition Hinds English Stage, 1838
Shattuck Code OTH 24
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.