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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 26
Primary Association Ring, James H.
Associated Names Firm, J. H.; Couldock, Charles; Wallack, James William; Booth, John Wilkes; Montgomery, Walter
Theatre Boston Museum
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1853
Description Much used prompt book with cues for effects and cuts. Used to prompt J.H. Firm, Charles Couldock in 1857, James Wallack in 1858, John Wilkes Booth in 1861 and Walter Montgomery in 1871. Contains a cast list for Park Theatre, 1846.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Roles Charles Kean - Duke of Gloster
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords costume, character, cast, cues, sound effects, business, music
Edition Modern Standard Drama
Shattuck Code RIII 36
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.