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Title Richard III
Document Type Study Book
Reference Rich III 7
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Associated Names Booth, Edwin; Forrest, Edwin; Richmond, Bedelia Frank
Theatre Chatham
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 21 Feb 1847
Description Autograph of J. B. Roberts throughout. Stresses marked for Richard, along with costume notes. Also contains a manuscript description of the fight scene as played by Forrest and Booth. Comments on the Cibber version, Gloster lines marked for stresses, note on elocutionary techniques and general stage business. Contains references to the acting of Anderson, Charles Kean, Lambert and Wallack.
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 costume, cast, character, stage, cues, business, property, sound effects, music
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.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code RIII 30
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.