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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 35
Primary Association Waller, Lewis
Theatre Lyric
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 17 May 1906
Description Prompt book for only the second half of the Waller's production of the play (from the middle of Act III). Heavy cuts on full text, calls, much stage business, cues for effects. Notes on the text as used at the Lyric and "variations done at Stratford-Upon-Avon". Waller played Othello at Stratford with the Benson company in 1907.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Lewis Waller - Othello
Content Keywords love, race, jealousy, betrayal, deceit, infidelity, crime, death, justice, soldier
Context Keywords blocking, stage, music, cues, property
Visual Content Contains stage diagrams and various child-like pencil drawings of people.
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code OTH 91
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.