N.p. N.p., 1973. First Draft script for the 1975 musical, which premiered on June 3 at the 46th Street Theatre in New York. Noted as copy No. 76 on the title page holograph ink the title page.
Though it initially drew criticism from New York audiences in 1975 for its Brechtian style and cynical, subversive take on the nature of American celebrity, the play soon became a wildly popular runaway hit. The original run went for 936 performances before it closed on August 27, 1977, followed by a 1996 revival and a 2002 Oscar-winning film.
Set in Chicago.
Blue titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Title page present, dated DATE, noted as DRAFTTYPE, with credits for NAMECREDITS. 138 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-13-62. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads.