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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Merch 20
Primary Association Kean, Charles John
Associated Names Edmonds, T.W.
Publication Date c. 1858
Theatre Princess's
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 12 Jun 1858
Description Includes bibliographical references along with calls, stage business and cues for effects. Much used by Kean on tour in the 1860's.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Mr Graham - Antonio; Charles Kean - Shylock; Mrs Charles Kean - Portia
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords cast, character, music, scenery, costume, dance, cues, business, timings, lighting, stage
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Act 1, Scene 1 (moonlight) and plenty of blocking diagrams.
Edition Kean edition, 1858
Shattuck Code MV 35
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.