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MacBird!

by Garson, Barbara, Illustrations by Lisa Lyons

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Published
1966
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Berkeley: Grassy Knoll Press, 1966. Pamphlet. 56p., wraps, illus., later (revised) edition, wraps worn, previous owner's name penned on title page else good condition. Satirical play, President Lyndon Johnson in the Macbeth role, JFK of course is Duncan, Adlai Stevenson as the Egg of Head, Robert [Kennedy] and Teddy playing themselves. The original blank verse lines are quite competently… Read more
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MacBird!

by Garson, Barbara, Illustrations by Lisa Lyons

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Published
1966
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Berkeley: Grassy Knoll Press, 1966. Pamphlet. 56p., wraps, illus., later (revised) edition, rear wrap lightly silverfished along top edge, small ink stain on bottom edge else good condition. Satirical play, President Lyndon Johnson in the Macbeth role, JFK of course is Duncan, Adlai Stevenson as the Egg of Head, Robert [Kennedy] and Teddy playing themselves. The original blank verse… Read more
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Asking and Telling: a collection of gay drama for the 21st century [inscribed & signed]

by Clum, John M., editor, Guillermo Reyes, David Dillon, Neal Bell, Samuel Adamson, Steve Murray

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2000
ISBN
9780739416198
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$25.00

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Garden City: Stage & Screen, 2000. Hardcover. 458p., introduction, six play scripts, playwrights' biographies, personal inscription signed by Reyes, very good book club edition in boards and unclipped dj. Includes "Party", "Dancing in the Mirror", "Deporting the Divas", "Somewhere in the Pacific", Clocks and Whistles", and "Rescue and Recovery" Reyes is Chilean American. This was the only publication of… Read more
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Seven One-Act Plays: The Touchstone, Fear, Lantern Light, Epilogue, The Man Called Jones, Re-Union & Rabbits

by Thorndike, Dame Sybil, V. Targuse, Manie Inglis, C. N. Surrey Dane, Eric Bradwell, John Deane

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Published
1933
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$15.00

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Wellington: Radio Publishing Co. of New Zealand, 1933. Hardcover. 132p., frontis-portrait of Dame Thorndike, her introduction, the plays, lightly-worn and soiled first edition in blue pebbled buckram boards, gilt tiles. Targuse was a major, oft-produced playwright in New Zealand.
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Five Plays: Heat; Older People; Foreplay, Door Play; Out of Synch & Request Concert

by Hauptman, William, John Ford Noonan, Robert Auletta, Richard Lees, & Franz Xaver Kroetz

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Published
1975
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$95.00

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New Haven: Yale/Theatre, 1975. Five playscripts, various pagination, 6x9 inches, production histories, bios, sets, casts, very good booklets in stapled pictorial brown wraps. These five plays were originally published in Yale/Theatre Magazine. Clever cover design.
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Two Truths and a Lie: a memoir written and performed by Scott Turner Schofield [inscribed & signed]

by Schofield, Scott Turner, foreword by Judith Halberstam

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2008
ISBN
9780978597320
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$25.00

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no place: Homofactus Press, 2008. Paperback. 127p., introduction, four solo plays, illustrated with b&w photos, personal inscription signed by the author/performer and dated NYC 2009, very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. Schofield is a transgender F2M solo performance artist. Raves by Tim Miller & Kate Bornstein.
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Merry-Go-Round (Reigen)

by Schnitzler, Arthurtranslated from the German by Frank & Jacqueline Marcus, illustrations by Philip Gough, introduction by Ilsa Barea

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Published
1953
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953. Hardcover. xiii, 90p., introduction, characters, script, illustrated with drawings, very good first edition thus in cloth boards and edgeworn, rubbed dj. La Ronde in English translation by the playwright Frank Marcus who wrote "The Killing of Sister George
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Last Operas and Plays

by Stein, Gertrude, edited with introduction by Carl Van Vechten

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1975
ISBN
9780394716954
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$12.00

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New York: Vintage Books, 1975. Paperback. xix, 450p. + backlist, introduction, 19 plays and operas, toning to text block else good first Vintage Books trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps.
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Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein: a one-character play

by Martin, Marty as commissioned by Pat Carroll

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Published
1981
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$12.00

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New York: Random House/Fireside Theatre Book Club, 1981. Hardcover. xiii, 60p., production history, introduction, very good book club edition boards and unclipped dj, club newsletter laid-in. Pat Carroll's one-woman show.
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image of Anarchy. No. 75 (Vol. 7 No. 5), May 1967: Kate Vandegrift; Trying it On: Improvised Drama

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London: Freedom Press, 1967. Pamphlet. Single issue of the magazine, pp129-160, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn , old price penned on first page else very good condition. Most of the issue devoted to Vandegrift's account of her experiment in teaching improvised drama to a group of teenagers at a youth club in North London.
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$18.00
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The Barker

by Talen, Bill [aka Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping] edited by Honey Bordas, photos by Thom Semere & Lucinda Lewis

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Published
1983
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$75.00

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San Francisco: TD Prods. & Stephen Dubov, 1983. [36p] 6.75x8.5 inches, introductions, 9 solo pieces, illustrated with production photos, very good booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. William Talen is an actor/writer from Grand Rapids, MI who established himself as a street performer in San Francisco in the 1980s and in the late 1990s NYC as Reverend Billy. This collection… Read more
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$75.00
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Loves Labour's lost; A Facsimile from the First Folio, With an introduction by Anthony James West

by Shakespeare, William. Anthony James West, prefatory material

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Published
2007
ISBN
9780712309561
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$20.00

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London: Shakespeare's Globe and The British Library, 2007. Variously paginated, good clear reproduction of the text and the portrait, hardcover in 13x8.5 inch black boards gilt with faux-leather backstrip gilt. Crisp and flat, a handsome sturdy production also perfectly clean and unmarked.
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The Rose Tattoo a play

by Williams, Tennessee

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Published
1951
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$15.00

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New York: New Directions, 1951. Hardcover. xvi, 144p., introduction, scenes, frontispiece of set, production notes, NYC cast, first revised and published edition stated but a heavily-worn and marked ex-library copy replete with rear pocket, spine call numbers and worn, chipped dj taped down to the boards.
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The Merchant of Venice; A Facsimile from the First Folio, With an introduction by Anthony James West

by Shakespeare, William. Anthony James West, prefatory material

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2007
ISBN
9780712309516
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$22.00

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London: Shakespeare's Globe and The British Library, 2007. Variously paginated, good clear reproduction of the text and the portrait, hardcover in 13x8.5 inch black boards gilt with faux-leather backstrip gilt. Crisp and flat, a handsome sturdy production also perfectly clean and unmarked.
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The Condemned of Altona: a play in five acts

by Sartre, Jean-Paul, translated from the French by Sylvia and George Leeson

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Published
1961
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New York: Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. xiii, 178p., preface, Pikwick Bookshop, Hollywood label affixed to front free endpaper and Pickwick bookmark laid-in else good first US edition stated in cloth boards and price-clipped, edgeworn dj. Sartre's play concerns the dying wishes of a German Industrialist.
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The Judy Grahn Reader

by Grahn, Judy

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2009
ISBN
9781879960800
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$15.00

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San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2009. Paperback. 317p., introduction, poetry, fiction, drama, non-fiction, very good first edition, first printing stated trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. A compendium of writings and excerpts by the author.
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Much Ado About Nothing

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1922
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$12.00

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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1922. Pamphlet. 96p., stapled cream wraps, 3.5x5 inches, evenly toned, wraps beginning to seperate else good condition; variant with portrait of Haldeman-Julius and "University in Print" logo on rear wrap and "Printed in the United States of America" on last page. Little Blue Book No. 244.
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Hamlet

by Shakespeare, William

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Published
1922
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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1922. Pamphlet. 128p., stapled light blue wraps, 3.5x5 inches, wraps toned at edges, pages evenly toned else good condition. Little Blue Book No. 246.
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Pippas Passes

by Browning, Robert

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Published
1923
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Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius Company, 1923. Pamphlet. 64p., stapled orange wraps, 3.5x5 inches, pages evenly toned else very good condition; "Univesity in Print" logo and small union bug on rear wrap. Little Blue Book / Ten Cent Pocker Series No. 337.
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[Buenos Aires?]: n.pub, 1899. 55p., staplebound booklet, 5.75x9 inches, lacking covers but textblock complete, a reading copy only. Text in Italian. No place of publication listed, but reprints a preface to the second edition published in Buenos Aires. Play by the lawyer, writer and publisher active in the Milanese anarchist scene, exiled in Argentina at the time… Read more
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$17.00