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Title The Tempest
Document Type Prompt Book; Production Notes
Reference Wa288
Primary Association Grisel, Louis Racine
Associated Names McVicker, J.H.
Annotation Date 8 Mar 1889
Theatre McVicker's
Place of Production Chicago
Country of Production United States
Date of Production Jun 1889
Description Prompt book prepared by Louis R. Grisel for J.H. McVicker, director. Abridged from the original, adapted for the stage in four acts and produced, for the first time in Chicago, at McVicker's Theatre, June, 1889, under the personal direction of J. H. McVicker. Includes a printed cast list, as well as stage directions, costumes, lighting and times of production.
Genre Romance; Comedy
Theme(s) Magic and Folklore; Religion, Culture and Society; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Frank Mordaunt - Prospero
Content Keywords supernatural, revenge, sea, love, mischief, reconciliation, power, royalty, justice, identity
Context Keywords cast, character, scenery, costume, timings, cues, stage, business, property, lighting, music, blocking
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
Play The Tempest
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.