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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 27
Primary Association Davenport, Edward L.
Associated Names John Moore
Date of Production c. 1870
Description Prompt book of a version "Condensed in 3 acts ending with Trial Scene by E L D". Belonged to John Moore. Contains cuts, scenic indications and cues for effects.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Mr Kean - Shylock; Mr Wallack - Shylock; Wallack Jr. - Shylock
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords character, cast, costume, cues, business
Additional Information Contains cast lists for productions at Drury Lane (1824), Arch St. (1847) and Broadway (1848). Tight binding means some text lost into the gutter.
Edition French's Standard Drama
Shattuck Code MV 51
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.