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Title Measure for Measure, or Beauty the Best Advocate
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Meas 2
Primary Association Betterton, Thomas
Associated Names Downes, John; Gildon, Charles
Publication Date 1700
Theatre Lincoln's Inn Fields
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1704
Description Prompt book of Charles Gildon's operatic version, annotated by the prompter John Downes.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; History, Politics and Corruption; Women and Femininity
Roles Thomas Betterton - Angelo; Arnold - Mr Duke of Savoy; Berry - Mr Escalus; Verbrugen - Mr Claudio; Bracegirdle - Mrs Isabella; Bowman - Mrs Julietta; Mrs Prince - Mariana
Content Keywords morality, love, identity, justice, imprisonment
Context Keywords music, opera, business
Edition Gildon version, 1700
Shattuck Code MM 2
Play Measure for Measure
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.