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Title Othello
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Oth 5
Primary Association Cooper, Thomas Abthorpe
Associated Names Wentworth, Nelson; Macready, William Charles; Forrest, Edwin
Publication Date 1814
Theatre Tremont Street
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1824-1842
Description Prompt book used for many years, belonging to a prompter or a theatre rather than an actor. Includes the Cooper cast for 1824 and arrangements for Macready on 7th March 1827. A prompter named Nelson Wentworth marked the book 'as played by Edwin Forrest' on 5th May 1842. includes cuts, stage business, cues for effects and timings.
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 cast, character, scenery, lighting, cues, business, sound effects, music, stage, timings
Edition Kemble edition, 1814
Shattuck Code OTH 13
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.