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Title The Tempest
Document Type Compilation
Reference Temp 4
Primary Association Becks, George
Associated Names Davenport, Edward, Frank Mayo, William Charles Macready and Dutton Cook
Theatre Covent Garden; Boston; Grand Opera House; Broadway; Queen's; McVicker's
Place of Production Boston; Chicago; New York; London; Philadelphia; Baltimore
Country of Production United States; Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1890-1899
Description Said to be the Davenport-Mayo prompt book of 1869, but George Becks made it into a composite of all the American Productions (New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago) he could find records of, plus Macready's Covent Garden production of 1839. Includes plots of scenes, properties and music, along with cuts, stage business 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 cast, character, scenery, music, cues, business, stage, blocking, lighting, sound effects
Edition Shakespeare edition
Shattuck Code TEM 31
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.