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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 24
Primary Association Macready, William Charles
Case Study Merch24
Associated Names Ellis, George
Publication Date 1845
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 27 Dec 1841
Description Transcription of the prompt book of Macready's Drury Lane production, made by George Ellis. Very faint pencil annotations. Includes cuts, property lists, stage business, cues for effects and timings.
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 character, blocking, cues, business, lighting, blocking, music
Visual Content Contains a drawing of the stage layout before Act IV.
Edition Works, Vol III
Shattuck Code MV 16
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.