Travesties

New York: David Merrick Arts Foundation, Circa 1975. Draft script for the 1975 US staging of this play, 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.

"Travesties" was first produced the year before, at the Aldwych Theatre in London on June 10, 1974 under the direction of Peter Wood, who would also direct the US production represented here.

British consular official Henry Carr (John Wood) reminisces on Zurich in 1917 and his experiences with James Joyce, Tristan Tzara, and Vladimir Lenin

Winner of the 1976 Tony Awards for Best Play and Best Actor in Play, nominated for Best Direction of a Play.

Orange Studio Duplicating Service titled wrappers, with credits for playwright Tom Stoppard. Title page present, with credits for playwright Tom Stoppard. 96 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-36. Mimeographed, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold screw brads.


[Book #147976]

Price: $850.00