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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 22
Primary Association Roberts, James B.
Associated Names Kean, Charles John
Theatre Burton's
Place of Production New York
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1858
Description In the hand of J. B. Roberts, written on a copy of the book lent to him by Kean. Includes cuts, stage business and cues for effects.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Charles Kean - King Lear
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords character, cast, music, sound effects, business, cues, lighting
Edition Kean edition
Shattuck Code KL 64
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.