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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 16
Associated Names Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O.
Publication Date 1773
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1780
Description Prompt book. Used for Covent Garden Theatre production, ca. 1780. Includes cuts and restorations, scenic indications, some stage business and cues for effects.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, cues, music, property, lighting, sound effects
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Act III, Sc.2.
Edition Bell edition, 1773
Shattuck Code MV 3
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.