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Title King Lear
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Lear 9
Primary Association Forrest, Edwin
Associated Names Burroughs Wright, John
Theatre Chestnut Street
Place of Production New York; Philadelphia
Country of Production United States
Date of Production 1863
Description Fully developed prompt book made by J.B. Wright.
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, business, sound effects, cuts, blocking, publicity
Visual Content Portrait of Edwin Forrest.
Edition Forrest edition, no. 1, 1860
Shattuck Code KL 69
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.