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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 20
Primary Association Moore, John
Associated Names Forrest, Edwin; Edwin Adams, Booth, J. B.; Scott, J. R. ; Wallack, James William ; Kean, Charles ; Hamblin, T. S. ; George Jones. New York, Park, 1846. Lyceum 1878.
Annotation Date after 1854
Theatre Burton's; Park; Lyceum
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1848;1857
Description Prompt book made by Moore after 1854, transcribed from an original. Restoration has been made of lines in throne scene for Forrest. Map of the fight scene. Contains playbill for 1848 and a newspaper review of George, Count Joannes as Richard III at the Lyceum Theatre New York February
Genre History; Crime/Mystery
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Mr Hamblin - Richard III
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords publicity, costume, scenery, script, blocking, timings, sound effects
Edition Lacy edition (Kean version)
Shattuck Code RIII 42
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.