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Los horrores de la esclavitud

by Pardeiro, Francisco A. and María A. Martínez Guayanes

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Published
1972
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Havana: Instituto Cubano del Libro, 1972. Pamphlet. 40p. + 10p. illus., stapled wraps, 5.5x7.5 inches, staples rusted, front wrap lightly foxed else very good condition. Text in Spanish. Theater piece.
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Friends of Alice Wheeldon

by Rowbotham, Sheila; introduction by Sandi Cooper and Blanche Wiesen Cook

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Published
1987
ISBN
9780853457282
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New York: Monthly Review, 1987. Paperback. xvii, 243p., wraps, 5.5x8.25 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition. New Feminist Library. Play about the British suffragist and anti-war activist accused of plotting the assassination of Prime Minster Lloyd George, with an accompanying essay.
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Garbuix Poètic: Proses liriques; intermedi; la fira de la veritat

by Ferrer, Joan; prolog by Angel Samblancat

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Published
1956
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Paris: Biblioteca "Terra Lliure, 1956. Paperback. 77p., wraps, 4.5x7 inches, illus, pages evenly toned else very good condition. Text in Catalan. Poetry, prose and a play by the Catalan anarchist and CNT member who was exiled in France at the time of publication. Samblancat was a prolific modernist literary figure, with strong ties to the Spanish anarchist movement. … Read more
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Dans les Geôles de Franco: Piece en un acte et deux tableaux

by Lorulot, André

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Published
1938
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£22.38

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Herblay, France: Editions de "L'Idee Libre, 1938. Pamphlet. 28, [4]p., stapled wraps in clear glasssine dj, 5.25x8.5 inches, evenly toned, wraps beginning to come loose else good condition. Text in French. Cover subtitle: "Drame social en un acte." "La Documentation Antireligieuse" No. 67, December 1938. Play about the Spanish Civil War. Lorulot was a French anarchist known for his… Read more
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Out; preview issue, December 1973: Why Norman Mailer Refuses to Be the Woman He Is

by Anderson, Jack, Arthur Bell, Ted Rauch, Michael Shepley, editors, Andrea Dworkin, Parker Tyler, Charles Ortleb, Martin Duberman, Richard Gollance, Edward Field, et al.

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Published
1973
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New York: Foreshadow Publications, 1973. Magazine. 50p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, news, reviews, illustrations, cartoons, services and resources, very good magazine in stapled red pictorial wraps. Review sheet with news clipping stapled to it laid-in (causing some light toning). Dworkin cover piece with Mailer as Marilyn cartoon cover. Also Duberman short play "Metaphors" Arthur Evans "Witchcraft, the Gay Counterculture. Interview… Read more
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The Mango Grove

by Mans, Lorenzo

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Published
1993
ISBN
9781885901118
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Princeton: Libreto/as / The Presbyter's Peartree, 1993. Pamphlet. 41, [3]p., 6x8.75 inches, very good playscript in stapled wraps with separate dj. Text in Spanish. Comedic play about three generations of a Cuban-American family.
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El Palacio de los Gritos (Pieza en ocho escenas)

by Corrales, José

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Published
1993
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Princeton: Libreto/as / The Presbyter's Peartree, 1993. Pamphlet. iv, 34p., 6x8.75 inches, rear wrap lightly soiled else very good playscript in stapled wraps with separate dj. Text in Spanish. Play about a married couple in Batista-era Cuba, each of whom has a "probably sexual" relationship with a member of their own sex. Cuban-American playwright.
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La Flores de Miriam

by Cruz, Migdalia; translated by Manuel Pereiras García

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Published
1991
ISBN
9781885901132
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Princeton: Libreto/as / The Presbyter's Peartree, 1991. Pamphlet. 55p., 6x8.75 inches, very good playscript in stapled wraps with separate dj. Text in Spanish. Drama about a family who loses a 7-year old child in an accident. Cruz is Puerto Rican, born and raised in the Bronx; translator Pereiras García is a gay Cuban American playwright.
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Buozes: drama-tragedija 3-se veikmese is revoliucijos laikų lietuvoj

by Karnaukalas, J.P.

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Published
[192-?]
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Chicago: Spauda Lith. Press, [192-?]. 53p., staplebound pamphlet, edgeworn with some tears to the spine. Play script, in Lithuanian, set in the Lithuanian revolution.
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Eigen werk. Een bundel lekenspelen voor inwendig gebruik

by [Groeneveld, Ben]

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Published
[193-?]
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Amsterdam: Arbeiders Jeugd Centrale, [193-?]. ii, 37p., mimeographed booklet, 8.25x10.25 inches; pictorial card cover unevenly toned with some foxing and an old paperclip mark; ownership signature in corner. Theatrical pieces presented by the Dutch socialist youth group, including scripts and directions.
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MacBird!

by Garson, Barbara, Illustrations by Lisa Lyons

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Published
1966
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Berkeley: Grassy Knoll Press, 1966. Pamphlet. 56p., wraps, illus., later (revised) edition, wraps worn, previous owner's name penned on title page else good condition. Satirical play, President Lyndon Johnson in the Macbeth role, JFK of course is Duncan, Adlai Stevenson as the Egg of Head, Robert [Kennedy] and Teddy playing themselves. The original blank verse lines are quite competently… Read more
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MacBird!

by Garson, Barbara, Illustrations by Lisa Lyons

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Published
1966
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Berkeley: Grassy Knoll Press, 1966. Pamphlet. 56p., wraps, illus., later (revised) edition, rear wrap lightly silverfished along top edge, small ink stain on bottom edge else good condition. Satirical play, President Lyndon Johnson in the Macbeth role, JFK of course is Duncan, Adlai Stevenson as the Egg of Head, Robert [Kennedy] and Teddy playing themselves. The original blank verse… Read more
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Asking and Telling: a collection of gay drama for the 21st century [inscribed & signed]

by Clum, John M., editor, Guillermo Reyes, David Dillon, Neal Bell, Samuel Adamson, Steve Murray

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Published
2000
ISBN
9780739416198
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Garden City: Stage & Screen, 2000. Hardcover. 458p., introduction, six play scripts, playwrights' biographies, personal inscription signed by Reyes, very good book club edition in boards and unclipped dj. Includes "Party", "Dancing in the Mirror", "Deporting the Divas", "Somewhere in the Pacific", Clocks and Whistles", and "Rescue and Recovery" Reyes is Chilean American. This was the only publication of… Read more
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Five Plays: Heat; Older People; Foreplay, Door Play; Out of Synch & Request Concert

by Hauptman, William, John Ford Noonan, Robert Auletta, Richard Lees, & Franz Xaver Kroetz

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Published
1975
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New Haven: Yale/Theatre, 1975. Five playscripts, various pagination, 6x9 inches, production histories, bios, sets, casts, very good booklets in stapled pictorial brown wraps. These five plays were originally published in Yale/Theatre Magazine. Clever cover design.
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image of Two Truths and a Lie: a memoir written and performed by Scott Turner Schofield [inscribed & signed]

Two Truths and a Lie: a memoir written and performed by Scott Turner Schofield [inscribed & signed]

by Schofield, Scott Turner, foreword by Judith Halberstam

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Published
2008
ISBN
9780978597320
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no place: Homofactus Press, 2008. Paperback. 127p., introduction, four solo plays, illustrated with b&w photos, personal inscription signed by the author/performer and dated NYC 2009, very good first edition trade paperback original in pictorial wraps. Schofield is a transgender F2M solo performance artist. Raves by Tim Miller & Kate Bornstein.
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Merry-Go-Round (Reigen)

by Schnitzler, Arthurtranslated from the German by Frank & Jacqueline Marcus, illustrations by Philip Gough, introduction by Ilsa Barea

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Published
1953
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1953. Hardcover. xiii, 90p., introduction, characters, script, illustrated with drawings, very good first edition thus in cloth boards and edgeworn, rubbed dj. La Ronde in English translation by the playwright Frank Marcus who wrote "The Killing of Sister George
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Last Operas and Plays

by Stein, Gertrude, edited with introduction by Carl Van Vechten

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Published
1975
ISBN
9780394716954
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New York: Vintage Books, 1975. Paperback. xix, 450p. + backlist, introduction, 19 plays and operas, toning to text block else good first Vintage Books trade paperback edition in pictorial wraps.
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Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein: a one-character play

by Martin, Marty as commissioned by Pat Carroll

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Published
1981
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New York: Random House/Fireside Theatre Book Club, 1981. Hardcover. xiii, 60p., production history, introduction, very good book club edition boards and unclipped dj, club newsletter laid-in. Pat Carroll's one-woman show.
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image of Anarchy. No. 75 (Vol. 7 No. 5), May 1967: Kate Vandegrift; Trying it On: Improvised Drama

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London: Freedom Press, 1967. Pamphlet. Single issue of the magazine, pp129-160, stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn , old price penned on first page else very good condition. Most of the issue devoted to Vandegrift's account of her experiment in teaching improvised drama to a group of teenagers at a youth club in North London.
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The Barker

by Talen, Bill [aka Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping] edited by Honey Bordas, photos by Thom Semere & Lucinda Lewis

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Published
1983
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San Francisco: TD Prods. & Stephen Dubov, 1983. [36p] 6.75x8.5 inches, introductions, 9 solo pieces, illustrated with production photos, very good booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. William Talen is an actor/writer from Grand Rapids, MI who established himself as a street performer in San Francisco in the 1980s and in the late 1990s NYC as Reverend Billy. This collection… Read more
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