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Title The Winter's Tale
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Wint T 11
Primary Association Moore, John
Associated Names Anderson, Mary; Burton, William E.
Theatre Burton's; Covent Garden; Marylebone; Chambers Street; Lyceum
Place of Production New York; London
Country of Production United States; Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1839-1887
Description Contains manuscript cast lists for Covent Garden, 1839, Marylebone, Chambers Street, 1851 (partial), and Chambers Street, 1856. Pasted in at beginning is a playbill for Burton's Theatre, Feb. 19 [n.d.], with "1856" written in ink. Loose material includes: newspaper account of Mary Anderson in WT at the Lyceum in 1887; 2-leaf manuscript scene and groove plots; 5 sheets of calls and maps; 14-leaf part book for Old Shepherd and manuscript dance routine.
Genre Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; Magic and Folklore
Content Keywords royalty, love, infidelity, crime, death, family, identity, class, jealousy, women, supernatural
Context Keywords cast, character, property, stage, business, cues, blocking, sound effects, animals, music
Edition Works, Vol III
Shattuck Code WT 15
Play The Winter's Tale
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.