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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 21
Primary Association Jewett, Henry
Theatre Boston Opera House
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 8 Feb 1915
Description Prompt book used by the Henry Jewett Players for productions in 1915, 1921 and 1929. Includes scenic indications, stage business and cues for effects.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Henry Crocker - Antonio; R.D MacLean - Shylock
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords actor, cast, character, music, programme, stage, cues, property, blocking, business, scenery, sound effects
Visual Content Contains illustrated playbills and simple sketches of set layouts.
Shattuck Code MV 114
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.