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cover of I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

I and Albert (Original script for the 1972 musical)

by Jay Allen (book); Charles Strouse (music); Lee Adams (lyrics)

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Published
1972
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$175.00

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New York: Lewis Allen, 1972. Original script for the 1972 musical, which debuted on November 6, 1972, at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. A musical interpretation of the lives of Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. Set in London, England. Blue untitled wrappers. Title page present, with book credits to JAY… Read more
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cover of Walk in Darkness (Original screenplay for the 1963 play)

Walk in Darkness (Original screenplay for the 1963 play)

by William Hairston (playwright); Hans Habe (author); Sidney Walters (director); Clarence Williams III, Glenn Kezer, Barbara Schneider, Richard Ward (starring)

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Published
1963
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$300.00

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New York: Stella Holt-Roscius Productions, 1963. Draft script for the 1963 play. Laid in is a playbill for the show. With a single notation in holograph pencil to the title page. Based on the 1948 novel of the same title by Hans Habe. To escape the injustices of Harlem, a black man enlists in the United States… Read more
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$300.00
cover of The Mating Game (Original script for the circa 1972 play)

The Mating Game (Original script for the circa 1972 play)

by Robin Hawdon (playwright)

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Published
1972
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$475.00

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London: Ray Cooney Productions, 1972. Draft script for the British play, undated, circa 1972. Copy belonging to actor John Clive, who played the role of James, with his name on the front wrapper in holograph pencil, and his annotations throughout in holograph pencil and ink. Robin Hawdon's first major success as a playwright, a romantic two act comedy… Read more
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$475.00
cover of The American Clock (Original script for the 1980 Broadway play, signed by Arthur Miller)

The American Clock (Original script for the 1980 Broadway play, signed by Arthur Miller)

by Arthur Miller (playwright); Vivian Matalon (director); William Atherton, Francine Beers, Donny Burks, Rosanna Carter (starring)

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Published
1980
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Draft script for the 1980 play. SIGNED on the title page by playwright Arthur Miller, along with a holograph ink annotation noting the script as No. 16 of 200 copies. Loosely based on the 1970 book "Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression" by Studs Terkel. After losing their wealth during the… Read more
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cover of The Brig (Original script for the 1963 Off Broadway play)

The Brig (Original script for the 1963 Off Broadway play)

by [The Living Theatre] Julian Beck (production designer); Kenneth H. Brown (playwright)

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Published
1963
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$1,750.00

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New York: The Living Theatre, 1963. Vintage script for the 1963 Off Broadway play, INSCRIBED on the title page in 1985 by The Living Theatre co-founder-and production designer for the play-Julian Beck: "This is the mimeographed text which The Living Theatre used for its production of the world premiere of the play (May 1963). It precedes all other publications… Read more
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$1,750.00
cover of Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

by Gus Schirmer (director); Frank Loesser (music, lyrics); Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows (book); Anita Gillette, Alan King, Sheila MacRae, Jerry Orbach (starring)

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Published
1965
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage script for the 1965 musical production. Single copied holograph annotation on the title page, noting copy No. 27. Based on the 1950 Broadway play about a gambler who wins a bet that he can get a Christian missionary to travel with him to Havana, where the pair begin to fall for each other.… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Master Class (Vintage script for the 1995 play, signed by Terrence McNally)

Master Class (Vintage script for the 1995 play, signed by Terrence McNally)

by Terrence McNally (playwright); Maria Callas (subject); Leonard Foglia (director); Zoe Caldwell (starring)

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Published
1995
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1995. Vintage script for the 1995 play. SIGNED on the title page by playwright Terrence McNally. Aging opera diva Maria Callas retreats into memories of her tragic childhood and glamorous career as she teaches a master class on singing. The play was first staged by the Philadelphia Theatre Company in March 1995 at the Mark… Read more
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cover of I Was Sitting on My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I Was Hallucinating (Archive of two scripts, an original script from the 1977 premiere production and the script publication which accompanied the 1978 London performances)

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N.p. / London: N.p. / Robert Wilson, 1978. Archive of two scripts of Robert Wilson's iconic play "I was Sitting on My Patio This Guy Appeared I Thought I was Hallucinating," an original 1977 script with annotations in holograph red marker throughout, and faint copied annotations and illustrations throughout, and a copy of the 1978 publication of the script,… Read more
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$975.00
cover of Copperfield [David Copperfield] (Vintage script for the 1981 musical)

Copperfield [David Copperfield] (Vintage script for the 1981 musical)

by Charles Dickens (novel); Rob Iscove (director); Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn (book, music, lyrics); Christian Slater, Mary Elizabeth Mastroiano (starring)

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Published
1973
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. First Draft script for the 1981 Broadway musical, seen here under the working title "David Copperfield." Based on the classic 1850 novel "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens. The musical opened on April 13, 1981, at the ANTA Playhouse, and ran for 13 performances before closing on April 26. Clear untitled front wrapper,… Read more
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cover of 16 1/2 Apple Alley (Original script for the 1970 play)

16 1/2 Apple Alley (Original script for the 1970 play)

by Doral Chenoweth (playwright)

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Published
1970
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Draft script for the 1970 play. Laid in are two pages, one a letter addressed to Tom Drake and the other a fake newspaper to be used as a prop. A fictionalized play based on the actual paper founded by screenwriter Doral Chenoweth, "The Little Weekly" from a small town in Ohio. … Read more
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cover of The Finger Writes (Original script for an unproduced play)

The Finger Writes (Original script for an unproduced play)

by Charles Webster (playwright)

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Published
1950
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$250.00

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New York: Charles Webster, 1950. Draft script for an unproduced play, ribbon copy typescript on bond and onionskin, heavily annotated throughout in holograph red and graphite pencil, with frequent typed and blank paste-overs, playwright unidentified, circa 1950. A young aspiring research physician struggles with his professional and personal life after being injured in an accident from an experiment.… Read more
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$250.00
cover of Just the Two of Us (Original script for an unproduced play)

Just the Two of Us (Original script for an unproduced play)

by Evan Hunter

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Published
1960
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. Draft script for an unproduced play by noted novelist and screenwriter Evan Hunter (who also wrote crime novels under the pseudonym Ed McBain). Over an Easter weekend, Nick, a young New York college student, and his best friend Ralph, visiting from Wisconsin, take over an out of town art student's squalid tenement in the lower… Read more
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cover of Full Circle [The Last Station] (Original script archive, two drafts, undated, one annotated, for Part II of the 1973 Broadway play)

Full Circle [The Last Station] (Original script archive, two drafts, undated, one annotated, for Part II of the 1973 Broadway play)

by Erich Maria Remarque (playwright); Peter Stone (English adaptation); Otto Preminger (director); David Ackroyd, Bibi Andersson, Max Brandt (starring)

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Published
1973
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$1,750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1973. Script archive, undated, for the 1973 Broadway production of the play "Full Circle," here under Erich Maria Remarque's original title "The Last Station." The archive contains two copies of Part II of the play, the first clean and the second with dialogue annotations in holograph ink on all but two pages. "Full Circle" premiered on November… Read more
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cover of Jumpers (Vintage script for the 1972 play, signed by playwright Tom Stoppard)

Jumpers (Vintage script for the 1972 play, signed by playwright Tom Stoppard)

by Tom Stoppard (playwright); Peter Wood (director); Michael Hordern, Diana Rigg (starring)

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Published
1972
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1972. Vintage script for the 1972 play. SIGNED by playwright Tom Stoppard on the title page. Copy belonging to an unknown actor, with their holograph pencil annotation marking the role of the secretary on the cast page. Stamp of Dutch theatre agency SEBA to the title page and cast list. Laid in with the script is a… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of The Designated Mourner (Original screenplay for the 1996 play)

The Designated Mourner (Original screenplay for the 1996 play)

by Wallace Shawn (playwright); Les Waters (director); Mike Nichols, Miranda Richardson, David de Keyser (starring)

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Published
1996
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$350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1996. Vintage script for the 1996 British play, which made its US premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago in March 1997. Basis for the 1997 film directed by David Hare and starring Mike Nichols, Miranda Richardson, and David de Keyser. A sparse, dystopian narrative, following three individuals facing execution by the government of an unnamed Western… Read more
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cover of Winston is Back! (Vintage script for an unproduced play)

Winston is Back! (Vintage script for an unproduced play)

by Edmund H. North

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Published
1979
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1979. Vintage script for an unproduced play. Stapled on the front wrapper of the script is a typed letter, dated August 29, 1979, addressed to casting agent Paul Kohner from agent Harold Cohen, seeking Kohner's input on casting for a potential stage production or television adaptation. Pages (but not wrapper) second generation, internally reproduced prior to being… Read more
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cover of A Royal Swindle (Original play for an unproduced musical)

A Royal Swindle (Original play for an unproduced musical)

by Pascal, John, Francine Pascal (book); Milton Kaye (music); Michael Brown (lyrics)

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Published
1967
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$375.00

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New York: 101 Productions, 1967. First Draft script for an unproduced musical, with book by "John and Fran Pascal," who co-wrote the book of the 1968 musical "George M!," with Michael Stewart, music by pianist and arranger Milton Kaye, and lyrics by composer, lyricist, and performer, Michael Brown. Single annotation in holograph pencil of "Sandy Farber" above 101 Productions… Read more
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cover of Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

Escadrille: An American Fable (Original script for an unproduced musical)

by Julian Barry (book, lyrics); Claibe Richardson (music)

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Published
1970
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$475.00

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New York: Arthur Langer Productions, 1970. Draft script for an unproduced musical, circa 1970. Annotation in holograh marker of copy number "18" on title page. From the estate of actress Monique van Vooren. Book and lyrics written by Julian Barry, screenwriter and playwright, perhaps best known for his Academy Award nominated script for Bob Fosse's 1974 film "Lenny."… Read more
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cover of American Buffalo (Original screenplay for the 1977 play, profusely annotated)

American Buffalo (Original screenplay for the 1977 play, profusely annotated)

by Ulu Grosbard (director); David Mamet (playwright); Robert Duvall, Kenneth McMillan, John Savage (starring)

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Published
1976
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$3,500.00

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New York: Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1976. Draft script for the 1977 Broadway play, dated 1976, which premiered at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on February 6, 1977, then moved to the Belasco Theatre on April 12, 1977 and closed on June 11, 1977, for a total of 122 performances. Copy belonging to actor Jim Staskel, who was a stand-in for… Read more
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cover of Olympia (Original screenplay for the 1928 play)

Olympia (Original screenplay for the 1928 play)

by Ferenc Molnar (playwright); Sidney Howard (translator); Gilbert Miller (producer)

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Published
1960
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$125.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1960. A re-typed script, circa 1960s, of the English translation of Ferenc Molinar's 1928 play. Translator Sidney Howard was a client of Paul Kohner's agency and it is believed this script was prepared in hopes of making it into a film after Kohner opened his agency in 1938. It was later adapted into two films,… Read more
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$125.00