N.p. N.p., Circa 1970. Vintage script for the 1970 musical. Copy belonging to actor Steve Elmore, who was cast in the role of Paul, with his name in holograph ink to the title page, and several holograph pencil annotations throughout. Laid in with the script are two undated white revision pages.
A late-thirties New Yorker finds himself unable to hold a steady relationship, while his married friends cope with infidelity, alcoholism, and divorce. One of the first Broadway musicals to center modern adult relationships and themes, a wildly popular production which was nominated for an (at the time unprecedented) 14 Tony Awards, winning 6, including 1 for Best Musical. The show made its Broadway debut at the Alvin Theatre on April 26, 1970, running for 705 performances before closing on January 1, 1972.
Set in New York.
Orange titled wrappers. Title page present, with music and lyrics credits for STEPHEN SONDHEIM and book credits for GEORGE FURTH. 113 leaves, with last page of text numbered 2-10-44. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with two white revision pages laid in, one undated and the other dated February 18, 1970. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good, bound with two gold brads.