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Title The Tempest
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Temp 6
Primary Association Betty, Henry
Associated Names Macready, William Charles
Publication Date 1843
Date of Production c. 1845
Description Prompt book of a restored version probably derived from a Macready production from 1838. Markings include cuts, scenic indications, 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 character, sound effects, lighting, business, stage, cues, music, property
Visual Content Contains an illustration depicting a scene from the play.
Edition Knight's Cabinet Edition, 1843
Shattuck Code TEM 6
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.