The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via

Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Record of Production
Reference Merch 13
Primary Association Irving, Henry
Associated Names Terry, Ellen; Bamburgh, Charles
Publication Date c. 1880-1888
Theatre Lyceum
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1 Nov 1879
Description "This prompt book was made by Chas. Bamburgh. 1888. It gives directions as noted by him at two performances by Irving and Terry." Spectators notes on the performances of Irving and Terry. Includes property lists, stage business and annotations regarding effects.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Henry Irving - Shylock; Ellen Terry - Portia
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords review, music, cast, character, actor, scenery, cues, property, lighting, business
Edition French edition (Irving version)
Shattuck Code MV 59
Play The Merchant of Venice
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.