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Title Twelfth Night
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference TN 36
Primary Association Sothern E. H.; Marlowe, Julia
Associated Names Powell, Francis S. T.; Kaufman, Frederick
Theatre Knickerbocker
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 13 Nov 1905
Description Prompt book recording the Sothern-Marlowe production. Typed on first leaf: "The manuscript was made by Francis T. S. Powell, Stage Manager, with the assistance of Frederick Kaufman, Assistant Stage Manager. (The underlining for emphasis was done by Miss Marlowe)." At the beginning are plots for lighting and properties. Also includes detailed stage business, maps and ground plans.
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity; Religion, Culture and Society
Content Keywords identity, sea, love, gender, class, family, humour, mischief, disguise, misadventure, society, greed
Context Keywords character, property, lighting, cues, business, stage, blocking, music
Visual Content Contains simple ground plan diagrams drawn in pencil.
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code TN 58
Play Twelfth Night
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.