Collection of original theatre ephemera relating to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, 1926-1995

N.p. N.p., 1926-1995. Collection of vintage theatre ephemera relating to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, 1926-1995.

The archive includes:

Two programs for Owen Davis' 1926 stage adaptation of Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby," One from the premiere run at the Ambassador Theatre in New York for the week beginning Monday, April 19, 1926, and one from the traveling production at Chicago's Studebaker Theatre, for the second week of performances beginning August 8, 1926.

Playbill for "The Young and Beautiful," playwright Sally Benson's 1955 adaptation of several Fitzgerald short stories. Production staged at the ANTA Theatre for the week beginning November 7, 1955 (the premiere at the ANTA Theatre, after moving from the Longacre Theatre) starring Lois Smith and Douglas Watson.

Program, flyer, and postcard for a 1984 production of one-character play by Marty Martin, "I Don't Want to be Zelda Anymore," at the Actors Reperatory Theatre in New York starring Margie Bolding.

Program and flyer for a 1985 production of Fitzgerald's 1923 play, "The Vegetable," directed by Edward Ludlum, and presented by Playwrights/Actors in Residence, at the Jai Theatre in Los Angeles.

Program, photograph, press release, and flyer for a 1992 production of "Zelda: The Last Flapper," William Luce's 1990 one-character play, at the Tiffany Theater starring Kathleen Garrett.

Program, photograph, and flyer for a 1992 production of Willard Simm's play, "Zelda," at the Haunted Cabaret in Los Angeles, starring Leslie Ann Pesta.

Program for a 1995 premiere production of Simon Levy's 1995 adaptation of Fitzgerald's 1934 novel "Tender is the Night" at The Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, directed by Heidi Helen Davis, and starring Larry Poindexter and Tracy Middendorf.

Two programs for a 1926 stage production of "The Great Gatsby." 5.25 x 7.75 inches, side stapled. Very Good plus, with a manuscript pencil annotation of the title on the front wrapper of the Ambassador Theatre program.

Playbill for a 1955 stage production of "The Young and Beautiful." 6.5 x 9 inches, side stapled. Very Good plus, with two small cello tape reinforcements to the rear wrapper.

Program, flyer, and postcard for a 1984 stage production of "I Don't Want to Be Zelda Anymore" by Marty Martin. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, side stapled. Flyer, 5 x 7.5 inches. Postcard, 5 x 7 inches. All Near Fine.

Program for a 1985 production of "The Vegetable." 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Near Fine. Flyer, 8.5 x 11 inches. Very Good plus, with light edgewear, and toning and some tiny chipping to the top edge.

Program for a 1992 production of "Zelda: The Last Flapper." Tri-fold, 4.5 x 8 inches. Photograph, 8 x 10 inches. Press release, 8.5 x 11 inches. Flyer, 4.25 x 6 inches. All Near Fine.

Program for a 1992 production "Zelda." Bi-fold, 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Photograph, 8 x 10 inches. Flyer, 8.5 x 11 inches. All Near Fine.

Program for a 1995 production of "Tender is the Night." Tri-fold, 5.75 x 11 inches. Near Fine.


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