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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 27
Primary Association Palmer, John
Actor-Manager/Director Palmer, John
Annotation Date 1766
Theatre King's; Haymarket
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 8 Aug 1766
Description A printed copy of Othello as was acted at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden, annotated by John Palmer in 1766 for performances at the Little Theatre Haymarket and Kings Theatre Haymarket.
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 cues, script, lighting, blocking, sound effects
Visual Content Scene illustration of Othello strangling Desdemona.
Edition C. Hitch acting edition, 1761
Shattuck Code OTH 3
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.