American Drama

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The Man Who Came To Dinner

The Man Who Came To Dinner

by Moss and Kaufman, George S Hart

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On To Victory

by Bettina Freidl

American Drama Books & Ephemera

The Alcestiad, or, A Life in the Sun. Together with The Drunken Sisters. Illus. by Daniel Maffia.

The Alcestiad, or, A Life in the Sun. Together with The Drunken Sisters. Illus. by Daniel Maffia.

by Wilder, Thornton

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. Ltd. 1st ed.,. Leather. fine copy in Full Brown Leather worked in Gilt, raised bands, moire epps, a.e.g..
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$48.00
The Gospel Witch

The Gospel Witch

by Phelps, Lyon (John Hawkes, Illus.)

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955. Phelps, Lyon. Trade Paperback. GOOD. Tight, yellowed, clean interior, age soiled exterior, slight curl. 4 pages with folded corners. Edgewear, chipped spine ends. Text of play + Typed insert sheet for page 51. 1952 cast list and 1954 Production notes.
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$16.95
The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde: A Play

The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde: A Play

by Williams, Tennessee

New York: Albondocani Press, 1984. First Edition. A previously unpublished one-act play that takes place in London. This is #128 of 150 numbered copies. Hand-sewn red marbled paper wrappers with white label on front printed in black. Publisher's one-page prospectus laid in. Fine. SCARCE. A gorgeous production featuring Swedish marble wrappers by William Ferguson and Nancy King of Worcester, Massachusetts.
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$175.00
27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and Other One-Act Plays

27 Wagons Full of Cotton, and Other One-Act Plays

by Williams, Tennessee

[Norfolk, Conn.]: New Directions, 1945. First edition, with DJ preserved in pieces. Hardcover. Very Good +/ DJ preserved in pieces inside. 207 p.; 22 cm
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€30.00
The Chinaman: Poems

The Chinaman: Poems

by Mamet, David

Woodstock and New York: The Overlook Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Poetry by playwright David Mamet. Uncommon signed.
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$125.00
The Traveling Companion and Other Plays: Tennessee Williams

The Traveling Companion and Other Plays: Tennessee Williams

by Saddik, Annette J. (editor)

New York: New Directions, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Twelve late plays by Tennessee Williams. Octavo, 311 pages, paperback. Fine.
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$12.00
Tennessee Williams: Everyone Else Is an Audience

Tennessee Williams: Everyone Else Is an Audience

by Hayman, Ronald

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. An exploration of the life and writings of Tennessee Williams and how they were linked. Octavo, 268 pages. Fine in a Fine dust jacket.
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$20.00
War Brides A Play in One Act

War Brides A Play in One Act

by Wentworth, Marion Craig

New York: Century. Very Good+; Beige hardcover with green spine; frontispiece; clean pages; . tight binding; illustrated.. 1915. First Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Wentworth's playlet became popular in vaudeville. In 1916, it was made into a film staring Alla Nazimova; Several cities and states banned the film because of its alleged pacifism, and in 1917 David Selznick had the film reedited to give it an anti-German bias; Exteriors for the film were shot at Lake Waramang, CT. ; B&W... Read more
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$39.95
Lakeboat

Lakeboat

by Mamet, David

New York: Grove Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo, 112 pages. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Some page edges slightly folded, as if they had once been paperclipped. Light toning to the jacket. "Lakeboat takes place aboard a merchant marine ship and focuses on the conversations among its eight crew members, who work the Great Lakes. Their lives center around their seemingly purposeless tasks on the boat, and around sex, gambling, booze, and fights, or at least talking... Read more
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$60.00
The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957

The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957

by Devlin, Albert J. and Tischler, Nancy M. (editors)

New York: New Directions, 2004. These letters are from Tennessee Williams's greatest period, which included such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Octavo, 662 pages, paperback. Near Fine with a five-inch crease to last 10 pages or so.
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$20.00
Tennessee Williams: A Casebook

Tennessee Williams: A Casebook

by Gross, Robert F. (editor)

New York: Routledge, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Twelve essays on Tennessee Williams's career, with a look at not only his most famous plays but also his lesser-known works. Octavo, 214 pages, hard cover, issued without a dust jacket. A surprisingly scarce volume.
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$100.00
Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources

Wilson: A Consideration of the Sources

by Mamet, David

Woodstock and New York, NY: The Overlook Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Mick Brownfield. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A beautiful, superior copy, with fabulous cover art by Mick Brownfield. Uncommon signed. "When the Internet--and the collective memory of the 21st century--crashes, the past is reassembled from the downloaded memories of Ginger, wife of ex-President Wilson." (From the cover flap)
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$100.00
The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957

The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, Vol. II, 1945-1957

by Devlin, Albert J. and Tischler, Nancy M. (editors)

New York: New Directions, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. These letters are from Tennessee Williams's greatest period, which included such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Octavo, 662 pages, hardcover. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. A beautiful copy.
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$30.00
Westhampton Long Island Playhouse Souvenir Theater Program for  Burgess Meredith in "The Silver Whistle"

Westhampton Long Island Playhouse Souvenir Theater Program for Burgess Meredith in "The Silver Whistle"

by Hampton Theatre Westhampton Playhouse

Westhampton Beach Long Island New York: Westhampton Playhouse. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1951. Pamphlet. This vintage program is in very good condition with creases from having been folded and light wear and dust soiling. 5 1/2 By 8 1/2 Inch, 8 page including the cover Program. See Photos; This vintage Souvenir theater Program for the week starting Monday Aug. 6 - 11. For Burgess Meredith in Robert E. McEnroe's Comedy "The Silver Whistle" with Richard Taber, Ruth McDevitt, Edith... Read more
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$17.00
The Hero Pony

The Hero Pony

by Mamet, David

New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. 8vo, 56 pages. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Pages moderately toned. Uncommon signed. David Mamet is best known as a playwright. But this book demonstrates his virtuosity as a writer; it's his debut collection of poems.
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$90.00
On To Victory Propaganda Plays of the Woman Suffrage Movement

On To Victory Propaganda Plays of the Woman Suffrage Movement

by Friedl, Bettina, Editor

Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1987. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine, first edition, gray cloth over boards HARD COVER, with yellow font on spine, ix + 378 pps. Appears unread, very tight, clean and unmarked. .except for remainder mark on page end. Dust jacket has small (less than 1 ") repaired tear on back, show little shelf wear, now under mylar wrap.A selection of plays from 1856 to 1917 relating to the women's movement &... Read more
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$17.12
Tennessee Williams' s The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams' s The Glass Menagerie

by Bloom, Harold (editor)

New York: Chelsea House, 2007. Octavo, 178 pages. A compilation of essays on Tennessee Williams and The Glass Menagerie, Williams's first popular success. From the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series on famous writers and their works, this one being an "updated edition" of the book on The Glass Menagerie. Hardcover, issued without a dust jacket. Fine.
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$30.00
The Darker Face of the Earth: A Verse Play in Fourteen Scenes

The Darker Face of the Earth: A Verse Play in Fourteen Scenes

by Dove, Rita

Brownsville. OR: Story Line Press, 1994. (1st edition). Trade Paperback. NEAR FINE. As new except for faint age soil to exterior edges. Pulitzer prize winning poet and former American Poet Laureate' s first full-length play. "powerful exploration of sexual and racial tensions on a plantation in pre-Civil War South Carolina."
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$17.95
Memoirs

Memoirs

by Williams, Tennessee

Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1983. Later printing. Octavo, 264 pages, paperback. Very Good. Pages lightly age-toned, with some foxing along edges and a bit of scuffing on the back cover.
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$8.00
We're No Angels

We're No Angels

by Mamet, David

New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the title page. A Fine copy of the First Edition of this Mamet screenplay for the 1989 comedy starring Robert DeNiro, Sean Penn, and Demi Moore. A Paperback Original. Mamet "gives the traditional prison-break story the personal Mamet imprint in a film that reverberates with his special blend of gripping suspense, slapdash buffoonery, and ingenious plotting." (From the back cover)
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$75.00
True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor

True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor

by Mamet, David

New York: Pantheon Books, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by David Mamet on the half title. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Signed copies of this book are uncommon, especially in such a nice condition as this. A beautiful copy. Mamet offers important advice to actors: the right way to undertake auditions and rehearsals; how to deal with agents and individual gigs, and much more. Some valuable lessons here for aspiring actors.
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$100.00
Millennial Essays on Tennessee Williams

Millennial Essays on Tennessee Williams

by Voss, Ralph F. (ed.)

Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Essays on the influence of popular culture on Tennessee Williams (and vice versa); his relationship to Hollywood; his struggles with censorship and depictions of gender and sexuality, etc. Octavo, 251 pages. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. An attractive copy.
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$25.00
Some Freaks

Some Freaks

by Mamet, David

New York: Viking, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 180 pages. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, with mild toning to the jacket (mostly visible on the flaps). Review copy with press release laid in.
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$40.00
Something Cloudy, Something Clear

Something Cloudy, Something Clear

by Williams, Tennessee

New York: New Directions, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 85 pages. Fine in Fine dust jacket with very light rubbing.
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$25.00
The Third Theatre

The Third Theatre

by Brustein, Robert

London: Jonathan Cape. 1970. Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous Owner's name/details to Preliminary Pages. 294 pages Major essays and articles about American theatre written between 1957 and 1968 and contains a selection of the author's reviews. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$10.00