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Title Richard III
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Rich III 32
Primary Association Burroughs Wright, John
Associated Names Booth, J. B.; Forrest, Edwin; Cooper, Thomas Abthorpe; Kean, Charles John; Anderson, James R.; Wallack, James William
Theatre Tremont Street
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1834-1835
Description Prompt book used by several starring actors; J. B. Booth, Forrest, Cooper, and C. Kean. Includes cuts, stage business and cues for effects.
Genre History; Crime/Mystery; Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; War, Empire and Colonialism
Content Keywords war, royalty, power, greed, love, death, crime, family
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, stage, business, cues, sound effects, music, property, lighting
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Act V, Scene 5.
Additional Information Contains cast lists for productions at Drury Lane and Covent Garden in 1827. Due to tight binding text runs into the gutter in places.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code RIII 17
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.