promptbook
noun Date: 1809 a copy of a play with directions for performance used by a theater prompter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • promptbook — /prompt book /, n. Theat. a copy of the script of a play, containing cues and notes, used by the prompter, stage manager, etc. [1800 10; PROMPT + BOOK] * * * …   Universalium

  • promptbook — noun An annotated copy of a script used by a prompter …   Wiktionary

  • promptbook — n. copy of a script containing cues and instructions (used to prompt actors who forget their lines) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • promptbook — prompt•book [[t]ˈprɒmptˌbʊk[/t]] n. sbz a copy of the script of a play, containing cues and notes, used by the prompter, stage manager, etc …   From formal English to slang

  • promptbook — noun the copy of the playscript used by the prompter • Syn: ↑prompt copy • Hypernyms: ↑script, ↑book, ↑playscript …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Edward Knight (King's Men) — Edward Knight (fl. 1613 ndash; 1637) was the prompter (then called the book keeper or book holder ) of the King s Men, the acting company that performed the plays of William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, and other playwrights of… …   Wikipedia

  • prompt copy — noun the copy of the playscript used by the prompter • Syn: ↑promptbook • Hypernyms: ↑script, ↑book, ↑playscript * * * noun : promptbook * * * prompt book …   Useful english dictionary

  • Romeo and Juliet — is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage star cross d lovers Romeo and Juliet , I.0.6] whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare s most popular plays during… …   Wikipedia

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