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The comedy of errors: With alterations from Shakspeare. Adapted for theatrical representation

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Title
The comedy of errors: With alterations from Shakspeare. Adapted for theatrical representation
Additional title: The twins
Names
Hull, Thomas, 1728-1808 (Adapter)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection scripts

Plays

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1793
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Bell
Edition: A new ed. ...
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *NCP (Shakespeare, W. Comedy of errors. London, 1793)
Topics
Drama
Promptbooks
Genres
Drama
prompt books
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By Thomas Hull. As performed at the Theatre-royal, Covent-Garden.
Biographical/historical: Jaggard's Shakespeare bibliography states that this was "originally issued in 1780", probably confusing it with the adaptation by William Woods issued that year under title "The twins, or Which is which?" According to Dict. nat. biog. "The twins, an alteration of the 'Comedy of errors,' 24 April, 1762 [was] never printed, but once acted, and possibly assigned to Hull in error."
Physical Description
Extent: Iv p., 1 L., [7]-50 p.23 1/2cm.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 23626878
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14744713
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c9c1ba0-0286-0138-bc25-0053275b4d81
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1728: Creator Born
  • 1793: Issued
  • 1808: Creator Died
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The comedy of errors" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1793. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81dd9db0-3709-0138-70b0-023f3f722ff1

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "The comedy of errors" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81dd9db0-3709-0138-70b0-023f3f722ff1

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1793). The comedy of errors Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/81dd9db0-3709-0138-70b0-023f3f722ff1

Wikipedia Citation

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The comedy of errors