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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 17
Primary Association Kean, Edmund
Publication Date c. 1822
Theatre [Covent Garden]
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1831
Description Prompt book belonging to Edmund Kean. Inscribed on 2nd interleaf: "Edmundi Kean - Theatrum, Mundi. - 1831". Manuscript note inside front cover states "The Gentlemen who Prompt, are requested not mark this Book but in pencil".
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords timings, stage, cues, costume, cast, character, cues, business, lighting, property, music, sound effects
Additional Information Contains cast lists for productions at Drury Lane (1818) and Covent Garden (unknown date).
Edition [Oxberry edition, 1822]
Shattuck Code OTH 16
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.