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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 39
Primary Association Browne, E. Martin
Associated Names Kernodle, George R.
Annotation Date 1928
Theatre Carnegie Institute; Cleveland Playhouse
Place of Production New York; Cleveland
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1928
Description Prompt book for the 1928 Carnegie Institute of Technology School of Drama performance of King Lear.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Donald Bellows Wilson - King Lear; Jack Wooley - King of France; Harold Jacobson - Duke of Burgundy; Lee Mitchel - Duke of Cornwall; Carlton Young - Duke of Albany; Thomas Fisher - Earl of Kent; Thomas Lewis - Earl of Gloucester; George Kernodle - Old Man
Content Keywords age, family, royalty, betrayal, love, imprisonment, death, madness, suffering
Context Keywords script, cues, cuts, business, publicity, cast, stage, blocking
Shattuck Code Not in Shattuck
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.