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Title The Taming of the Shrew
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Shrew 9
Primary Association Vezin, Hermann
Associated Names Hastings, George
Publication Date 1839
Date of Production 18 Aug 1856
Description Prompt book thought to be in the hand of George Hastings, the copyist. Contains a cast list for a production at Covent Garden in 1838.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity; Domestic Life
Content Keywords love, money, women, family, gender, reconciliation
Context Keywords cast, character, costume, cues, sound effects, blocking, music
Visual Content Contains an illustration of Katharine and Petruchio.
Edition Hind's English Stage, Katharine and Petruchio, 1839
Shattuck Code TS 15
Play The Taming of the Shrew
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.