Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third, 1785-1905.


Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third, 1785-1905.

Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third, 1785-1905.

Includes promptbooks used by or associated with Thomas Blackburn (no. 313); George Frederick Cooke and the Covent Garden Theatre, London (no. 314); John G. Gilbert and Edwin Booth (nos. 315 and 316); William B. Wood and William C. Macready (no. 317); R.W.M. Klanert (no. 318); James P. Gann (no. 319); James E. Merrimore (no. 320); John Wilkes Booth, E.P. Wilks, Thomas W. Davey, and the Arch St. Theatre, Philadelphia (no. 322); Edwin Adams, William H. Daly, and McVicker's Theatre, Chicago (no. 323); Frank Roche and the Royal Lyceum Theatre, St. John, New Brunswick (no. 324); Lawrence Barrett and Booth's Theatre, New York (no. 325); Sir Henry Irving and the Lyceum Theatre, London (no. 326); Constance Stuart (no. 327); Richard Mansfield, W. Wingate and the Globe Theatre, London (no. 328); Otis Skinner (no. 330); W.H. Briggs (no. 331); George W. Wilson (no. 332); George Riddle (no. 334); and John Barrymore, Arthur Hopkins, Robert Edmond Jones, Edward Sheldon and the Plymouth Theatre, New York (no. 335).

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