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Title The Comedy of Errors
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Com Err 8
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Sleeper Clarke, John
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 8 Nov 1855
Description Prompt book of a Phelps production with restored text. Includes cuts, alterations, calls, stage business and cues for effects. Also contains a review of J.S. Clarke production of 1865.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage
Content Keywords family, sea, money, identity, love, confusion
Context Keywords review, character, cues, business, sound effects, music
Visual Content Contains an illustration of the Taming of the Shrew at the front.
Additional Information Five leaves of text inserted from another edition of the Works. Includes 1 loose newspaper clipping.
Edition Chalmers-Steevens Works, Vol IV
Shattuck Code CE 17
Play The Comedy of Errors
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.