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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 29
Associated Names Colman, George; Tate, Nahum
Publication Date 1786
Theatre Theatre Royal Bath
Place of Production Bath
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1790-1799
Description Prompt book for the production by George Colman. Includes passages from the Bell(?) edition which mainly restore the Tate Love story. Includes calls and stage business.
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 cues, script, character, lighting
Edition Colman edition
Shattuck Code KL 6
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.