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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 18
Primary Association Kean, Edmund
Associated Names Carr, G. C.; Irving, Henry
Publication Date 1818
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1818
Description Prompt book made for Edmund Kean. Corrected from the prompt book by C.G. Carr, the prompter at Drury Lane. Includes cuts, calls, stage business, timings and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Kean - Othello
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords cast, character, actor, lighting, cues, stage, business, blocking, sound effects, music, property, costume
Edition Rodwell issue of Kemble edition, 1818
Shattuck Code OTH 11
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.