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Title The Tempest
Document Type Transcription
Reference Temp 3
Associated Names Becks, George; Phelps, Samuel
Place of Production Philadelphia
Country of Production United States
Date of Production c. 1858-1869
Description Transcription of the Philadelphia prompt book made by George Becks, includes cuts, scenic indications, stage business, maps, sketches and cues for effects.
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 sound effects, lighting, cues, business, stage, music, scenery, blocking
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code TEM 28
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.