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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Merch 50
Primary Association Wright, John Burroughs
Associated Names Kean, Edmund; Robson, Frederick; McCullough, John
Theatre Drury Lane; Olympic
Place of Production London; Daynton
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1823-1866
Description Checked for Nerissa. Contains playbills for Drury Lane (29 Dec 1823), Olympic Theatre (18 July 1853) and Turners' Opera House, Dayton, Ohio (13 March 1866).
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Mr Kean - Shylock; Mrs W. West - Portia; Mr F. Robson - Shylock; John McCullough - Shylock; Mrs H. A. Perry - Portia
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords costume, cast, character, cues, business, music
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Mrs W. West as Portia and of Act II, Scene 5.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code MV 27
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.