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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 7
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Browne, J. H.; Winter, William
Annotation Date Dec 1868
Publication Date 1860
Place of Production New York; Boston
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1860-1869
Description Prompt book marked from Forrest's book by J.H. Browne in Dec 1868, including stage business, sketches and cues for effects. J. H. Browne's autograph throughout.
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 music, character, scenery, blocking, business, cues, lighting, sound effects
Visual Content Contains several simple blocking diagrams.
Edition Forrest edition, no. 3, 1860
Shattuck Code KL 70
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.