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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 56
Primary Association Chicago Civic Shakespeare Society
Associated Names Martin, Dorothy
Actor-Manager/Director Vivian, George
Annotation Date 1930
Publication Date 1930
Place of Production Chicago; New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1931
Description Text from an unidentified printed edition pasted to leaves of a blank notebook. Contains a manuscript cast list on leaf 2. Includes detailed stage directions, lighting and music cues, and notes on stage setting and properties. Most cues colour coded (red for setting, blue for lighting, orange for music). Cuts to text marked.
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 cast, business, lighting, music, cues, blocking, property, sound effects
Visual Content Contains illustrations of the Rialto Bridge and of a statue of Shakespeare.
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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.