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Title The Taming of the Shrew
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Shrew Ad 10
Publication Date 6 May 1786
Theatre Covent Garden
Date of Production n.d.
Description Note on the title page calls this document a Prompter's Book. Cuts to the script throughout. Printed copy for Garrick's Covent Garden production. No indication as to where this prompt book was used.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Women and Femininity; Domestic Life
Content Keywords love, money, women, family, gender, reconciliation
Context Keywords cuts, cues, script
Visual Content The Taming of the Shrew scene illustration. "Fear not, Sweet Wench, they shall not touch thee, Kate".
Shattuck Code TS 80
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.