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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 15
Primary Association Booth, Edwin
Associated Names Mantell, Robert B.; Winter, William
Publication Date 1904
Theatre Garden
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 27 Nov 1905
Description Heavily annotated prompt book with cuts and restorations, stage business, maps and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords stage, blocking, character, lighting, cues, music, sound effects, timings
Edition Booth edition, 1904
Shattuck Code KL 101
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.