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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Final or Souvenir Prompt Book
Reference Merch 43
Primary Association Sothern, E.H.; Marlowe, Julia
Associated Names Kaufman, Frederick
Actor-Manager/Director Powell, Francis
Donor Powell, Francis T. S.
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1905
Description Made by Francis Powell, stage manager for Sothern-Marlowe, with the assistance of Frederick Kaufman, assistant stage manager. Contains a property plot and plenty of stage business, fully described in numbered notations on left-hand pages.
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, property, stage, blocking, business, music
Visual Content Contains faint pencil ground plans of scenes.
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code MV 91
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.