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Title The Tempest
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Temp 13
Primary Association Phelps, Samuel
Associated Names Williams, W. C.
Annotation Date 1847-1855
Publication Date 1805
Theatre Sadler's Wells
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 1847-1855
Description Notes refer to productions in 1849 and 1855 and 1847, 1849, and 1855. Mainly marked by Phelps, with additions by Williams. Cuts on full text, scenic indications, much stage business, cues for effects and timings.
Genre Romance; Comedy
Theme(s) Magic and Folklore; Religion, Culture and Society; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class
Content Keywords supernatural, revenge, sea, love, mischief, reconciliation, power, royalty, justice, identity
Context Keywords character, dance, sound effects, lighting, music, business, cues
Edition Works, Vol I
Shattuck Code TEM 8
Play The Tempest
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.