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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Merch 8
Primary Association Mantell, Robert B.
Associated Names William H. Young, Edwin Booth
Place of Production Buffalo
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 20 Oct 1906
Description Prompt book prepared by William H Young in 1906. Manuscript note states that it is "as played by Edwin Booth". Marked both to end with the trial scene and to include the fifth act.
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 characters, blocking, stage, cuts, cues, music
Visual Content View of the Rialto Bridge.
Edition Shakespeare edition; bowdlerised text
Shattuck Code MV 103
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.