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Title King Lear
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Lear 18
Primary Association Moriarty, Marcus
Associated Names Barrett, Lawrence
Theatre McVicker's
Place of Production Chicago
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1875-1876
Description Rehearsal copy with hand written cast list. Checked for the character of the Duke of Cornwall.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Lawrence Barrett - King Lear; J.M. Hardie - Edgar; Fred Boek - Edmund; Mr Rainford - Duke of Kent; G Hollond - Duke of Gloster; Frank Weaton - Duke of Albany; W.H. Leymore - Oswald; Mrs Holmer - Regan; Mrs Allen - Cordelia; Marcus Moriarty - Duke of Cornwall
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords cast, characters, script, cues
Shattuck Code KL 117
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.