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cover of Raisin [A Raisin in the Sun] (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the Broadway musical)

Raisin [A Raisin in the Sun] (Collection of thirteen original photographs from the Broadway musical)

by Lorraine Hansberry (playwright); Judd Woldin (music); Robert Brittan (lyrics); Robert B. Nemiroff, Charlotte Zaltzberg (book); Ernestine Jackson, Ralph Carter, Helen Carter, Joe Morton (starring)

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Published
1975
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$1,250.00

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Various cities: Various studios and photographers, 1975. Collection of thirteen vintage borderless photographs from the 1973 Broadway musical, including six photographs from the original 1973 show and seven photographs of touring casts from 1975. Eleven photographs with printed mimeo snipes affixed to the versos. Included with the collection are two publicity documents regarding the play's initial release, circa 1975. … Read more
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cover of The Real Thing (Original script for the 1984 play)

The Real Thing (Original script for the 1984 play)

by Tom Stoppard (playwright); Mike Nichols (director); Glenn Close, Jeremy Irons, Christine Baranski (starring)

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Published
1984
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$875.00

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New York: Emanuel Azenberg, 1984. Draft script for the first Broadway production of play in 1984, originally performed at the Strand Theatre, London, in 1982. The play opened on Broadway January 5, 1984, and closed May 12, 1985, after a total of 566 performances, winning Tony Awards for Best Play, director Mike Nichols, and cast members Glenn… Read more
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$875.00
cover of Bus Stop (Original program for the 1955 play)

Bus Stop (Original program for the 1955 play)

by William Inge (playwright); Harold Clurman (director); Kim Stanley, Anthony Ross, Elaine Stritch (starring)

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Published
1955
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$35.00

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New York: Music Box Theatre, 1955. Vintage program for the 1955 play. The play premiered on March 2, 1955 at the Music Box Theatre, where it ran until February 13, 1956, before moving to the Winter Garden Theatre on February 13, 1956, where it ran from April 21, 1956. Basis for the 1956 film directed by Joshua… Read more
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cover of All My Sons (First Edition)

All My Sons (First Edition)

by Arthur Miller

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Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
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$2,400.00

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New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. First Edition. The author's first play (after writing a novel and a nonfiction book), winner of two Tony Awards for Best Author and Best Director, and basis for the 1948 film noir starring Burt Lancaster and Edward G. Robinson. Very Good plus in pale green cloth covered boards (also… Read more
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cover of Death of a Salesman (Original playbill for the 1949 Broadway production)

Death of a Salesman (Original playbill for the 1949 Broadway production)

by Arthur Miller (playwright); Elia Kazan (director); Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock, Arthur Kennedy (starring)

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Published
1949
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$225.00

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New York: Morosco Theatre, 1949. Vintage playbill for the 1949 Broadway production. The play premiered on February 10, 1949 at the Morosco Theatre, closing on November 18, 1950 after 742 performances. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, a classic American drama and basis for a number of film and television versions featuring,… Read more
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$225.00
cover of The Homecoming (First UK Edition)

The Homecoming (First UK Edition)

by Harold Pinter

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Published
1965
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$125.00

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London: Methuen, 1965. First UK Edition, preceding all others. Copy belonging to actor Robert Phalen, with his name in holograph ink annotation on the front endpaper. Phalen was a member of San Francisco's Actor's Workshop in the early 1960s, where he appeared in Harold Pinter's play "The Caretaker" in 1960, and would go on to appear in… Read more
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$125.00
cover of Fences (First UK Edition, signed)

Fences (First UK Edition, signed)

by August Wilson

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Published
1986
ISBN
9780573619052
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$950.00

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London: Samuel French, 1986. First UK Edition, preceded by the First American Edition published by New American Library in 1985. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the front wrapper. The third play in August Wilson's ten-play Pittsburgh (or Century) Cycle. Winner of a Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1987. Basis… Read more
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$950.00
cover of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (First UK Edition, signed)

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (First UK Edition, signed)

by August Wilson

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Published
1985
ISBN
9780573681134
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$850.00

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London: Samuel French, 1985. First UK Edition, preceded by the First American Edition published by New American Library the same year. Boldly SIGNED by the author on the front wrapper. The second play in August Wilson's ten-play Pittsburgh (or Century) Cycle. Winner of a Tony Award in 1984. Near Fine in perfect bound wrappers. … Read more
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$850.00
cover of Children of a Lesser God (Original screenplay for the 1986 film)

Children of a Lesser God (Original screenplay for the 1986 film)

by Randa Haines (director); Mark Medoff (play, screenwriter); Hesper Anderson (screenwriter); William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco (starring)

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Published
1982
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$1,350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1982. Second Draft script for the 1986 film. A vintage script created for internal distribution, four years prior to the film's release, with copied holograph annotations throughout noting deletions and editorial revisions, copied punch holes, and one holograph pencil annotation, noting the name "Morrison" on the title page. Based on Mark Medoff's Tony Award-winning 1979 play.… Read more
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cover of West Side Story (Original photograph from the 1957 musical play)

West Side Story (Original photograph from the 1957 musical play)

by Leonard Bernstein (music); Stephen Sondheim (lyrics); Arthur Laurents (book); Jerome Robbins (director, choreographer); Fred Fehl (photographer); Mickey Calin, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence (starring)

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Published
1957
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$750.00

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New York: N.p., 1957. Vintage double weight photograph of Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence from the original 1957 production of the Broadway musical, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 26, 1957 and ran for 732 performances, closing on June 27, 1959. Stamps crediting photographer Fred Fehl and the Winter Garden production on the verso. Stephen… Read more
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$750.00
cover of Glengarry Glen Ross (Original window card poster for the 1984 play)

Glengarry Glen Ross (Original window card poster for the 1984 play)

by David Mamet (playwright); Gregory Mosher (director); Raymond Saunders (artwork); Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Robert Prosky, Lane Smith (starring)

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Published
1984
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$1,350.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1984. Vintage US window card poster for the 1984 Broadway play. The play initially premiered at London's National Theatre in 1983 before moving to the US the following year, making its Broadway debut at the John Golden Theatre, the run advertised here, where it ran for 378 performances. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and nominated for… Read more
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cover of Take Me Along (Original script for the 1959 musical)

Take Me Along (Original script for the 1959 musical)

by Jackie Gleason Walter Pidgeon, Una Merkel (starring); Peter Glenville (director); Joseph Stein, Robert Russell (book); Bob Merrill (music, lyrics); Eugene O'Neill (play)

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Published
1959
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$650.00

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New York: Tams-Witmark Music Library, 1959. Vintage script for the 1959 musical, which debuted on October 22 at the Shubert Theatre. Based on Eugene O'Neill's 1933 play "Ah, Wilderness." A light comedy following the romantic misadventures of a family in Connecticut in the early 20th century. The musical ran for 448 performances, and was nominated for eight Tony… Read more
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$650.00
cover of Speed-the-Plow (Original script for the 1988 play)

Speed-the-Plow (Original script for the 1988 play)

by David Mamet (playwright); Gregory Mosher (director); Joe Mantegna, Ron Silver, Madonna (starring)

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Published
1987
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$750.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Vintage script for the 1988 Broadway play, which premiered on May 3, 1988 at the Royal Theatre and ran for 279 performances. David Mamet's incendiary take on the world of Hollywood movie-making, a black comedy that stands alongside Nathanael West's "The Day of the Locust" in the subtlety and accuracy of its indictments. Nominated… Read more
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$750.00
cover of The Caretaker (Collection of five original photographs from the 1961 play)

The Caretaker (Collection of five original photographs from the 1961 play)

by Harold Pinter (playwright); Sam Siegel, Michael Boys (photographers); Donald McWhinnie (director); Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw (starring)

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Published
1961
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$350.00

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New York: Harvey Sabison, 1961. Collection of five vintage borderless photographs from the 1961 Broadway production. Two photographs with mimeo snipes, four photographs with the stamp of photographer Sam Siegel, and one photograph with the stamp of photographer Michael Boys on the verso. The Caretaker opened at the Lyceum Theatre on October 4, 1961, for a run of 165… Read more
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cover of Travesties (Original script for the 1975 play)

Travesties (Original script for the 1975 play)

by Tom Stoppard (playwright); Peter Wood (director); James Booth, John Bott, Frances Cuka, Tim Curry (starring)

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Published
1975
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$850.00

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New York: David Merrick Arts Foundation, 1975. Draft script for the 1975 Broadway production, which premiered October 30, 1975 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, for a run of 156 performances, closing on March 13, 1976. Numeric annotation in holograph pencil on front wrapper, and copy No. 4 noted in holograph ink on title page. First produced the year… Read more
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cover of Da (Original script for the 1978 play)

Da (Original script for the 1978 play)

by Hugh Leonard (playwright); Melvin Bernhardt (director); Barnard Hughes, Brian Murray, Lois De Banzie, Mia Dillon (starring)

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Published
1978
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$150.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1978. Draft script for the 1978 play, which premiered on May 1 at the Morosco Theatre in New York. With a single holograph ink annotation to the title page. Basis for the 1988 film, directed by Matt Clark. In 1968, a young expatriate writer returns to his childhood home in Dalkey after the death of his… Read more
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cover of Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

Guys and Dolls (Original script for the 1965 play)

by George S. Kaufman (director); Damon Runyon (story); Frank Loesser (music and lyrics); Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows (book); Robert Alda, Isabel Bigley, Sam Levene, Vivian Blaine, Stubby Kaye, Pat Rooney, B.S. Pully, Tom Pedi, Johnny Silver (starring)

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Published
1960
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$450.00

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New York: Music Theatre, Inc, 1960. Draft script for the 1965 production of the play, a revival run at New York City Center April 28 to May 9, 1965 for a total of 15 performances. Props and costume plot bound in. Based on "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure," two short stories by Damon… Read more
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cover of The Apple Tree (Original script for the 1966 play)

The Apple Tree (Original script for the 1966 play)

by Mark Twain (author); Frank R. Stockton (author); Jules Feiffer (author); Mike Nichols (director); Jerry Bock (book, music), Sheldon Harnick (book, lyrics), Jerome Coopersmith (book); Alan Alda, Larry Blyden, Barbara Harris, Carmen Alvarez (starring)

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Published
1966
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$1,500.00

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New York: Stuart Company, 1966. Draft script for the 1966 Broadway musical. A series of three playlets tied together by themes, such as dissatisfaction with getting what one wants, and repeated references or design elements, such as the color brown. Each playlet based on an existing work, with the first act based on "The Diary of Adam… Read more
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cover of The Coast of Utopia: Shipwreck, Salvage, Voyage (First Edition, new in publisher's shrinkwrap)

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New York: Grove Press, 2002. Three volumes. First American Edition, published in the UK by Faber and Faber the same year. New in publisher's shrinkwrap. A trilogy of plays, nine hours in length, about the philosophical debates in pre-Revolutionary Russia. Regarded by many as Tom Stoppard's crowning achievement. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, his fourth… Read more
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