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Title Richard III
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 10
Primary Association Kean, Charles
Case Study RichIII10
Publication Date 1854
Theatre Princess's
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 20 Feb 1854
Description "Cut, marked and corrected for Charles Kean Esq. by T. W. Edmonds Prompter Royal Princess's Theatre London 1850-1859". Includes calls, stage business, cues for effects and timings.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Charles Kean - King Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, sound effects, cues, business, property, timings, music, lighting, blocking
Visual Content Contains maps showing positions of characters (these replace the original watercolour scenes which have been cut out.)
Edition Lacy edition (Kean version)
Shattuck Code RIII 38
Play Richard III
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.