New York: The Playwright's Company, 1954. Draft script for the 1954 play. "Ondine" debuted at the 46th Street Theatre on Broadway on February 8, 1954 and closed on July 3, running for a total of 157 performances. Adapted from the 1938 play by Jean Giraudoux, which in turn was based on the 1811 novella "Undine" by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque.
In the tradition of many a classic fairy tale depicting an impossible romance, "Ondine" tells the story of a knight and a water nymph who fall in love. Besides the obvious difficulty with the nymph's immortality, the knight is already engaged to a lady of the king's court. Winner of four 1954 Tony Awards, for Best Actress, Best Set Design, Best Costume Design, and Best Director.
Green titled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for writer Giraudoux and adapter Valency. 111 leaves, with last page of text numbered 3-31. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound with two gold brads.