Travesties

New York: David Merrick Arts Foundation, Circa 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 before, at the Aldwych Theatre in London, premiering on June 10, 1974. A British consular official reminisces about his experiences with James Joyce, Tristan Tzara, and Vladimir Lenin in Zurich in 1917. Winner of the 1976 Tony Awards for Best Play and Best Actor in Play for John Wood, nominated for Best Direction of a Play for Peter Wood, who also directed the London production.

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