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image of 3 plays: Outcasts. Yours Dearly. Men, Women and Insanity

3 plays: Outcasts. Yours Dearly. Men, Women and Insanity

by Thomas, Larry

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Published
1991
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9789820100855
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Suva, Fiji: University of the South Pacific, 1991. Paperback. 204p., brief glossary appended very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. The playwright was born in Fiji, left to get a Communications degree in Australia, returned to Fiji. His plays are set in the darker side of the South Pacific - the problems of impoverished urban centers:… Read more
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Nora's Return: a sequel to The Doll's House of Henry Ibsen [sic]

by Cheney, Ednah Dow

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Published
1890
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Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1890. Paperback. 64p., 5.5x6.75 inches, dedication to The New England Hospital for Women & Children, preface, ownership name in ink, news clipping pasted to inner rear cover, first edition booklet in very worn gilt-decorated and rubricated wraps, chipping and cracking to spine. The author was a suffragist and supporter of the Freedmen's Aid Society, as… Read more
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Voices Offstage: a book of memoirs

by Connelly, Marc

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Published
1968
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Chicago: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1968. 258p., 16p semi-glossy b&w photo section, very good first edition stated in cloth boards and unclipped dj. Autobiographical account by the (white) playwright whose "Green Pastures" was the first Broadway play to feature an all-black cast (it won a Pulitzer Prize in 1931). A long section describes his travels in Louisiana to observe… Read more
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Mummenschanz: Programm '84

by Bossard, Andres, Floriana Frassetto & Bernie Schürch et al, Christian Altorfer & Bernard Fuchs, photos

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Published
1984
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Dielsdorf: Konrad Kyzburz AG, 1984. Paperback. [24p], 8.5x8.5 inches, texts in French & German, tour dates, crew, cast bios and photos, performance stills in b&w, very good souvenir program in cardboard covers with red sponge wrapper and blue sponge hand-shaped design that acts as a clasp. Very clever cover design. Tour program for the Swiss mimes who perform with… Read more
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image of Wings to Tigers a story of the International Crisis [a play]

Wings to Tigers a story of the International Crisis [a play]

by Pitt, Houldsworth

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Published
1934
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London: Eric Partridge, 1934. Hardcover. 245p. + [11] frontis, characters and introduction, three act play, date on endpaper in ink, offsetting else very good first edition in blue buckram cloth and bright gilt titles, top edge stain, price-clipped lightly-worn dj. The author is said to be an artist and economist on the inner flap. A three-act play about a… Read more
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Prick Up Your Ears: the biography of Joe Orton

by [Orton, Joe] John Lahr

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780380486298
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New York: Avon/Discus Books, 1980. Paperback. xiii, 302p., notes, chronology of plays and films, published works, index, b&w photos, very good first mass-market paperback edition in pictorial wraps.
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The Uncompleted Past

by Duberman, Martin

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Published
1965
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New York: Random House, 1965. Hardcover. xiii, 374p., in very good condition with minor shelfwear on dj.
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Haunted by Home: the life and letters of Lynn Riggs

by [Riggs, Lynn] Phyllis Cole Braunlich

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780806121420
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988. Hardcover. xiv, 233p., preface, appendix, notes, bibliography, index, photos, very good first edition stated in cloth boards and bright unclipped dj. Biography of the author of "Green Grow the Lilacs" the basis of the musical "Oklahoma." Riggs was gay and his mother had Native American ancestry.
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Theatre Guild Magazine: vol. 6, #4, January 1929; The Days of Jig Cook by Barnes

by Motherwell, Hiram, editor, Djuna Barnes, Edwin Denby, Fannie Hurst, Deems Taylor, Herbert J. Biberman, et al.

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Published
1929
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New York: Theatre Guild Magazine, Inc, 1929. Magazine. 68p., includes covers, 8.75x11.75 inches, articles, reviews, interviews, ads, photos and illustrations, mild wear to covers otherwise a very good magazine in stapled Art Deco wraps. Barnes' remembrance of George Cram "Jig" Cook and the Provincetown Players. Also televising a play (in 1929!). Deems writes on Musical Comedies. A review of… Read more
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No Shelter for Morrison [a play]

by Coriolanus, Caius Marcius [pseudonym of A K Chesterton]

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Published
1945
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London: Dorothy Crisp & Co., Ltd, 1945. Hardcover. 80p., very good first edition; short play in original brown cloth. British Fascist Chesterton adopted the name of Shakespeare's Roman Tragedy for this Anti-Labour Satire published by right-wing writer Dorothy Crisp, a member of the British Housewives League. Chesterton left the BUF in 1938 and founded the League of Empire Loyalists… Read more
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Chicago: the musical [signed poster]

by Davenport, Eric, Jack Gaughan, David Egghers, Linda [Hildebrand] Bowen, Dylis Croman et al.

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no date
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no place: no publicher, no date. 14x22 inch poster for a production of Bob Fosse's Chicago, signed by 22 cast members and featuring six b&w photos of the female stars, very good on heavy card stock. Uncertain when or where this production was performed, but several of the signers workED on the Anne Reinking revival in the 1990s with… Read more
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Hawk Moon a book of short stories, poems and monologues

by Shepard, Sam [Sam Shepard Rogers III]

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Published
1973
ISBN
9780876851449
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$35.00

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Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1973. Paperback. 93p., very good first trade paperback edition limited to 1000 copies bound in blue decorative wraps, rectangular discoloration on rear cover from label removal. Also published as a signed limited hardcover of 200 copies and a 26 copy lettered edition. Reissued as both a trade hardcover and paperback in 1981 as a… Read more
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The Living Theatre Repertory 1960: The Connection, The Marrying Maiden, Women of Trachis

by The Living Theatre, Julian Beck, Judith Malina, Jackson Mac Low, Ezra Pound, Jack Gelber et al.

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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New York: The Living Theatre, 1960. Pamphlet. [16p] 5.75x9 inches, programs for the season's productions with cast lists, text by Mac Low, introduction and brief history of the company by Malina, local ads, Who's Who at rear, light fading to one column of the bios else very good program booklet in stapled tan or light gray wraps.
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The Sisters Rosensweig [uncorrected proof]

by Wasserstein, Wendy

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Published
1993
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993. Paperback. 87p., preface, original cast and production history, very good paperback uncorrected proof copy in yellow printed wraps. Tony nominated play by the late Pulitzer Prize winner [Heidi Chronicles] focuses on three Jewish women with the original cast of middle-aged actresses playing the young sisters.
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Arthur Miller, la Sociedad, el Existencialismo y el Mito [inscribed & signed]

by [Miller, Arthur] Antonio Rodriguez Celada

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Published
1980
ISBN
9788474550290
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Salamanca: Ediciones Almar, 1980. Paperback. 248p., text in Spanish, footnotes, bibliography, personal inscription signed by the author (Rodriguez Celada), very good paperback in pictorial wraps. Coleccíon Anglística, director: Javier Coy.
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The Real Mask: Albee's "Tiny Alice.

by [Albee, Edward] Kinmont Trefry Hoitsma

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Published
1967
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San Francisco: Aquarius Press, 1967. 47p., 5.5x8.5 inches, some dialogue excerpts, illustrated with production photos in b&w, very good first edition booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. A defense of Albee's controversial play produced by ACT in SF 1967 (photos are from this production). The writer was an Olympic fencer & the last love of Cecil Beaton. The play was… Read more
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The Ninth Day

by Baker, Dorothy & Howard

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Published
1967
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Dixon, CA: Proscenium Press, 1967. 48p., 5.5x8.5 inches, introduction, cast, production history, very good first edition play script in stapled yellow wraps. The "Lost Play" series #4, Robert Hogan, general editor. End of the world fantasy by the author of "Young Man With a Horn" and her husband, a professor at UC Davis. Originally broadcast on CBS Playhouse 90… Read more
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Briefs

by Jonic, Bettina [Samuel Beckett association]

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Published
1972
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London: Covent Garden Press, 1972. Pamphlet. 32p., 7x9 inches, mild sunning to covers else very good first edition chapbook limited to 600 copies in stapled orange wraps. Beckett provided the title of course. Briefs! The Yugoslavian-born actress and opera singer's first book of poetry.
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Three card leaflets advertising performances at the East Third Street space

by The Living Theatre, Judith Malina, Hanon Reznikov et al.

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Published
1990
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New York: The Living Theatre, 1990. Pamphlet. Three card leaflets, 8.5x3.75 inches each, yellow, pink and lavender printed one side only advertising events and productions at the space, very good condition. Post 1985 as Beck is not involved, pre-1993 as they left the Third Street Space that year. Productions include The Zero Method and Rules of Civility & Decent… Read more
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La Manivelle: The Old Tune; pièce radiophonique

by Pinget, Robert, texte anglais de Samuel Beckett

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Published
1960
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Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1960. Pamphlet. 62p., bilingual texts in French & English on facing pages, very good first edition paperback original in cream wraps titled in blue and black. The original and Beckett's translation which transposes Pinget's Parisian organ grinder to the streets of Dublin with appropriate references and dialect. Both meant to be performed on the… Read more
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