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Title King Lear
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Lear 40
Primary Association Kemble, John Philip
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 18 May 1808 -1810
Description Marked by J P Kemble and checked for King Lear. Revived at Covent Garden May 18, 1808 and played occasionally down to 1810. Costume schedule for King Lear on flyleaf at beginning.
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 costume, cast, character, music, stage, business, cues, lighting, property, timings
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.