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Title Cymbeline
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Cymb 11
Primary Association Modjeska, Helena
Associated Names Lewis, George W.; Stark, James; Macready, William Charles; Becks, George
Publication Date 1864
Theatre Fourteenth Street; Walnut Street
Place of Production New York; Philadelphia
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 4 Feb 1888
Description Prompt book marked by G.W. Lewis for James Stark ("as played by Mr McCready at the Walnut Street Theatre�"). George Becks took ownership of the book by 1883 and added pages from the 1864 acting addition and extra annotations. In around 1888, Becks further added annotations referencing Modjeska.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption; Women and Femininity
Content Keywords class, love, death, reconciliation, women, patriotism, suffering, poison, betrayal, greed, disguise
Context Keywords characters, costume, examination, cast, stage, cues, blocking, business, music, lighting, sound effects, property, script
Visual Content Contains an Illustration of Act II, Sc.1.
Edition Cumberland edition
Shattuck Code CYM 22
Play Cymbeline
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.