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Title King Lear
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Lear 14
Date of Production 1824; 1848
Description Checked for the character of Regan.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Roles Mr Kean - King Lear; Mr Forrest - King Lear; Mr Booth - King Lear
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords script, character, cuts, cues
Additional Information Unidentified autograph on front paper cover (the first name is 'Helen'). Contains the cast lists for the 1824 Drury Lane, the 1848 Broadway and the Arch St, Philadelphia, productions.
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
Play King Lear
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.