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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 27
Associated Names Forrest, Edwin; Tate, Nahum
Publication Date 1811
Theatre Tremont Street
Place of Production Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1830-1839
Description Prompt book containing calls, maps and cues for effects. Reference to Edwin Forrest in the storm scene.
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 cast, character, music, sound effects, cues, business, stage, lighting
Edition Longworth edition, 1811
Shattuck Code KL 20
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.