Speed-the-Plow

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 for three Tony Awards, including Best Play and Best Direction of a Play for Gregory Mosher, and winning one for Best Actor in a Play for Ron Silver. Revived on Broadway in 2008.

Pink titled wrappers, with credits for playwright David Mamet on the front wrapper, dated June, 1987. Title page present, with a credit for Mamet, dated June, 1987. 146 leaves, with last page of text numbered 141. Xerographic duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, lightly foxed to the fore edge and bottom edge of the front wrapper, bound with two gold brads.


[Book #148509]

Price: $750.00