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The Alhambra Theatre Complex - Celebrating 20 Years
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The Alhambra Theatre Complex - Celebrating 20 Years

By Swerdlow, Alan ; Saunders, Tracey (text)

Art Africa Publishing, Cape Town / The Alhambra Theatre, 2017. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 143 pages (complete). A neat copy of this celebration of the Johannesburg theatre complex. Softcover with flaps. The matte covers have scuffing, light wear. They are bright and benign. Within, the glued-binding is cracked along the frontispage. The frontispage has a label attached to it. However, the contents are very smart, tidy, very clean and clear, energetic and exuberant, diligent of heart, dutiful of spirit, poignant even nostalgic. fk

$48.00

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre - Stratford-upon-Avon - England - 1957
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Shakespeare Memorial Theatre - Stratford-upon-Avon - England - 1957

Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1957. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete. 1957 programme for the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. It was a season with performances of "As You Like It"(Glen Byam Shaw), "King John" (Douglas Seale), "Julius Caesar" (Glen Byam Shaw), "Cymbeline" (Peter Hall), "The Tempest" (Peter Brook). Actors included: Peggy Ashcroft, Alec Clunes, Joan Miller, Robert Harris, Jan Wenham, Peter Cellier, Mark Dignam, Doreen Aris, Richard Johnson, Brian Bedford, James Wellman, Clive Revill, Robin Lloyd, Robert Arnold, Rex Robinson, John Gielgud. The covers and pages are a little aged and worn. They are benign and certain and cheerful. fk

$3.00

Theatre World Annual (London) : A Pictorial Review of West End Productions with a record of Plays and Players : Number 6 - 1st June 1954 - 31st May 1955
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Theatre World Annual (London) : A Pictorial Review of West End Productions with a record of Plays and Players : Number 6 - 1st June 1954 - 31st May 1955

By Stephens, Frances

Rockliff, London, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Poor/No Jacket. 176 pages (complete). A much owned, most inconsiderately stored copy. The boards are much worn, marked all about from storage conditions. They are stoic, steady. The contents are worn, marked from use and storage. They are resolute, clear, generous, competent. fk

$15.00

Theatre Arts Monthly - November, 1934 Volume XVIII, No 11 : Broadway and Far-Away Broadways
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Theatre Arts Monthly - November, 1934 Volume XVIII, No 11 : Broadway and Far-Away Broadways

By Isaacs, Edith J R (ed)

Theatre Arts, Inc., New York / Theatre Arts Monthly, London, 1934. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 80 pages, pp 807-887 (complete). A decent copy. Contents printed on watermarked, pressed paper. A fascinating snapshot of theatre in the 1930s. Among the advertisements are announcements for Sean O'Casey's "Within the Gates" starring Lillian Gish, Moffat Johnston, Bramwell Fletcher and Mary Morris ; also for the first transfer of Coward's 'Conversation Piece' to New York. Articles, reviews. Included an article by Langston Hughes on the dancer, Tamara Khanum. The covers have wear, creasing, scuffing and handling marks. They are comfortable and secure. The pages are contented, clean, clear, confident, generous, most agreeable. fk

$25.00