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The Pilates Body

The Pilates Body

by Brooke Siler

Brooke Siler is the co-owner of re:AB, the renowned studio for Pilates® training in New York City, where her clients include Amber Valletta, Shalom Harlow, and Liv Tyler. Hailed as the "trainer to the stars," she trained under Joseph Pilates' protégé, Romana Kryzanowska, and has been recognized by Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, and the New York Observer as one of the country's leading fitness gurus. She lives in New York City.
Awakening the Buddha Within

Awakening the Buddha Within

by Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker.The radical and compelling message of Buddhism tells us that each of us has the wisdom, awareness, love, and power of the Buddha within; yet most of us are too often like sleeping Buddhas. In Awakening the Buddha Within, Surya Das shows how we can awaken to who we really are in order to lead a more compassionate, enlightened, and balanced... Read more
A Girl Named Zippy

A Girl Named Zippy

by Haven Kimmel

When Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears. In this witty and lovingly told memoir, Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period--people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards. Laced with... Read more

Broadway Books & Ephemera

The Gershwins

The Gershwins

by Kimball, Robert, and Alfred Simon

Broadway

Broadway

by Atkinson, Brooks

Take a Giant Step (Two original oversize photographs from the premiere of the 1953 play)

Take a Giant Step (Two original oversize photographs from the premiere of the 1953 play)

by Peterson, Louis (playwright); Louis Gossett, Maxine Sullivan, Estelle Hemsley, Frederick O'Neal (starring)

N.p.: John Erwin, 1953. Two vintage oversize double weight photographs from the premiere of the 1953 play. Both photos feature a very young Louis Gossett (who later changed his stage name to Louis Gossett, Jr.), and one features African American actress and singer Maxine Sullivan. Both photos credit photographer John Erwin and the Lyceum Theatre in New York, as well as producers Thomas Noyes and Lyn Austin. One photo has its credits etched on the white margin at the bottom (from the negative), the other... Read more
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$850.00
The Passion of Josef D. (Original script for the 1964 premiere of the play, inscribed to the show's producer prior to the opening)

The Passion of Josef D. (Original script for the 1964 premiere of the play, inscribed to the show's producer prior to the opening)

by Chayefsky, Paddy

New York: Arthur Cantor and E.E. Fogelson, 1963. Draft script for the 1964 Broadway play. INSCRIBED by Chayefsky to the play's producer, Kip Cohen on the title page in the year prior to the play's debut: "Nov 9/63 / To Kip Cohen / Without whom there would be no 'Passion of' / Paddy." "The Passion of Josef D." opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on February 11, 1964 and closed on February 22, 1964, after a total of only 15 performances. Of note as Chayefsky's least successful play, focusing on the... Read more
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$1,250.00
Original publicity photograph of Josephine Baker, signed, 1940

Original publicity photograph of Josephine Baker, signed, 1940

by Baker, Josephine (subject); Murray Korman (photographer)

N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage double weight publicity photograph of Josephine Baker for the 1936 Broadway musical, Ziegfeld Follies. INSCRIBED by Baker in black marker on the recto: "Mademoiselles / Sunny Templeman / With best wishes from / Josephine Baker / 1940." With a studio insignia for Murray Corman photography studio in New York in white at the bottom right corner. Ziegfeld Follies was a musical revue with lyrics written by Ira Gershwin and music by Vernon Duke, starring Fanny Brice, Bob Hope, Eve... Read more
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$2,850.00
Inscribed Playbill -- "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

Inscribed Playbill -- "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

by MANSFIELD, Jayne (1933 - 1967)

New York, 1956. paperback. Original Playbill, inscribed and signed on the cover during her tenure in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter" at The Belasco Theatre, February 11, 1956. Boldly signed in fountain pen "To Pete, My extra best! Jayne Mansfield." Accompanied by the original box office envelope with the ticket stub to the above performance. Near fine condition. American actress in film, theatre, and television who was killed in an automobile accident at the age of 34.
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$400.00
Broadway

Broadway

by ATKINSON, Brooks

New York: Macmillan, 1970. First. hardcover. very good. Profusely illustrated. 484 pages, 8vo, red cloth. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, 1970. Very good condition. Signed in full by Atkinson on the front free endpaper.
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$50.00
Cold Storage (Original script for the 1977 Broadway play)

Cold Storage (Original script for the 1977 Broadway play)

by Corsaro, Frank (director); Ronald Ribman (playwright); Martin Balsam, Len Carious, Ruth Rivera (starring)

New York: Lyceum Theatre, 1977. Draft script for the 1977 Broadway play. The play ran at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City from December 29, 1977 until June 4, 1978, for a total of 180 performances. A man who works in the financial sector of New York meets a cancer-stricken Armenian in a rooftop garden of a hospital. The Armenian relates his tale of surviving the Holocaust to the financial advisor. Set in New York. White untitled wrappers. Title page present, with credits for playwright Ronald... Read more
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$150.00
Off Stage

Off Stage

by COMDEN, Betty

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First. hardcover. near fine/very good. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 272 pages, 8vo, beige boards with a maroon cloth spine, dust wrapper. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Amy Greene, the former beauty editor of Vogue: "For Amy - with my love over and across the years - Betty 1997.
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$400.00
The Runner Stumbles (Original script for the 1976 play)

The Runner Stumbles (Original script for the 1976 play)

by Stitt, Milan (playwright); Ausin Pendleton (director); Katina Commings, Nancy Donohue, Stephen Joyce (starring)

New York: Frissell and Macdonald Productions, 1976. Draft script for the 1976 play, which premiered on May 18, 1976 at the Little Theatre for a run of 396 performances, closing on October 30, 1978, copy number "#13" written in holograph marker on top right of title page. Inspired by the August 1907 murder of Sr. Mary Janina Mezek. Set in 1911, a Roman Catholic priest on trial for a nun's murder. Named best Broadway Play of 1976 in the annual Best Plays book. Milan Sitt wrote the screenplay for the... Read more
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$850.00
The Trip Back Down (Original script for the 1977 play)

The Trip Back Down (Original script for the 1977 play)

by Bishop, John (playwright); Terry Schreiber (director); John Cullum, Jill Andre, William Andrews (starring)

New York: Philip Rose, 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play, which premiered at the Longacre Theatre on January 4, 1977 and played for 70 performances, closing on March 5, 1977, with annotations on two pages in holograph pencil and marker highlighting dialogue. Professional race car driver Bobby Horvath returns to his hometown after eight years away and reminisces on his youth and his lost ambition. Set in Mansfield, Ohio. Maroon Studio Duplicating Service vinyl titled wrappers, with credits for... Read more
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$325.00
Signed Playbill from the premier performance of "Clothes for a Summer Hotel

Signed Playbill from the premier performance of "Clothes for a Summer Hotel

by WILLIAMS, Tennessee (1911 - 1983)

New York, 1980. pamphlet. Exceedingly rare signed Playbill for the premier performance of "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" at The Cort Theatre, March 26, 1980, which also happened to be Williams 69th birthday. Near fine condition. The play was about the relationship between F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A critical and commercial failure, it was Williams' last play to debut on Broadway during his lifetime and closed after 14 performances. Williams has signed in full on the cast page... Read more
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$350.00
The Gin Game (Original script for the 1977 play, Hume Cronyn's copy)

The Gin Game (Original script for the 1977 play, Hume Cronyn's copy)

by Nichols, Mike (director); D.L. Coburn (playwright); Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1975. Draft script for the 1977 play. "The Gin Game" premiered on Broadway on October 6, 1977, at the John Golden Theatre, directed by Mike Nichols. The play had a run of 517 performances, closing on December 31, 1978. Actor Hume Cronyn's copy, with his printed name and address at the bottom right corner of the title page. Noted as copy No. 13 in holograph marker on upper right corner of same. Cronyn starred in the play for its original Broadway run along with his wife, Jessica Tandy. The... Read more
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$575.00
Two Typed Letters Signed; Written while working on his last theater project, Camelot (1960)

Two Typed Letters Signed; Written while working on his last theater project, Camelot (1960)

by HART, Moss (1904 - 1961)

New York, 1960. unbound. very good(+). First: T.L.S. 4to. 1 page, 1185 Park Avenue, February 5, 1960, to acclaimed stage manager and theater technician Joe Olney, who was selected by Moss Hart and Alan Jay Lerner to serve as the senior stage manager for Camelot, in full: "This hasty note is just to tell you that we do not go into rehearsals with the new show until next September, and of course that is so far away that I have no way of knowing what is going to happen with it." Hart was being... Read more
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$350.00
Typed Letter Signed "Hal" on personal letterhead

Typed Letter Signed "Hal" on personal letterhead

by PRINCE, Harold (1928 - )

New York, 1968. unbound. 1 page, 7.25 x 8.5 inches, New York, April 23, 1968. Written to actress Barbara Baxley, discussing his plans for a musical that will end up becoming "Zorba the Greek," in full, "Barbara B. Darling, I do have a conception of the part, but what is more pertinent, I did something about it and contacted Colleen [Atwood], who has an offer to make the film which is being negotiated. Now, as far as your analysis of you and the role, there is absolutely nothing wrong with... Read more
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$300.00
BROADWAY

BROADWAY

by Brooks Atkinson

New York: MacMillan. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. ; From the collection of Marlene and J. Billy VerPlanck. ; Original dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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$44.95
Clash by Night (Original photograph from the premiere of the 1941 Broadway play)

Clash by Night (Original photograph from the premiere of the 1941 Broadway play)

by Odets, Clifford (playwright); Billy Rose (producer); Seth Arnold, Tallulah Bankehead, Lee J. Cobb (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1941. Vintage black-and-white still photograph from the Broadway premiere of Clifford Odets' dark social drama, set in Staten Island, this image showing leads Tallulah Bankhead and Joseph Schildkraut. On the verso is a very detailed mimeo snipe prominently mentioning Odets as the playwright, and stamped 12-25-41, two days prior to the opening of the play. The play ran for a total of 49 performances at the Belasco Theatre in New York, between December 27, 1941 and February 7, 1942. Basis... Read more
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$300.00
Speed-the-Plow (Original script for the 1988 play)

Speed-the-Plow (Original script for the 1988 play)

by Mamet, David (playwright); Gregory Mosher (director); Joe Mantegna, Ron Silver, Madonna (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1987. Vintage script for the 1988 play, which premiered on May 3 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. Set in Los Angeles. 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,... Read more
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$750.00
The Caretaker (Collection of five original photographs from the 1961 play)

The Caretaker (Collection of five original photographs from the 1961 play)

by Pinter, Harold (playwright); Sam Siegel, Michael Boys (photographers); Donald McWhinnie (director); Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw (starring)

New York: Harvey Sabison, 1961. Collection of five vintage borderless photographs from the 1961 play, four by photographer Sam Siegel, and one by Michael Boys. Mimeo snipe on verso of two, "Sam Siegel" stamp on verso of four, and "Michael Boys" and "Theatre World" stamp on verso of one. "The Caretaker" opened at the Lyceum Theatre on October 4, 1961, for a run of 165 performances, closing on February 24, 1962. Harold Pinter's six major work and first commercial success, a tragicomedy highly indebted to... Read more
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$350.00
Unexpected Guests (Original script for the 1977 play, director Charles Grodin's copy)

Unexpected Guests (Original script for the 1977 play, director Charles Grodin's copy)

by Crittenden, Jordan (playwright); Charles Grodin (director); Zohra Lampert, Jerry Stiller, Robert Costanzo (starring)

N.p.: N.p., 1977. Draft script for the 1977 play, which premiered March 2,1977, at the Little Theatre, for only 6 performances, closing on March 6, 1977. Copy belonging to director and producer Charles Grodin, whose name, address, and phone number are printed on the bottom of the title page. A comedy about a man who comes home to find his wife has run off with a door-to-door cello salesman. Set in a home in Southern California. Black Studio Duplicating Service titled wrappers, with credits for... Read more
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$475.00
At 33

At 33

by LE GALLIENNE, Eva

New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1934. First. hardcover. very good(+). Illustrated (b.w). 262 pages. 8vo., sunned at spine, lightly edge-worn cloth. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1934. A very good(+) copy. Inscribed twice on flyleaf: "To Mary Alice Keller - With all good wishes - Eva Le Gallienne 24-v-34" "And again in 1966! Eva Le Gallienne". Pasted in to the final pages and back flyleaf are four extraordinary original drawings by T. Keller (as well as a small pressed... Read more
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$150.00
The Dark is Light Enough (Original typescript draft for the 1954 play)

The Dark is Light Enough (Original typescript draft for the 1954 play)

by Fry, Christopher (playwright); Guthrie McClintic (director); Katharine Cornell, Tyrone Power, Arnold Moss (starring)

London: N.p., 1953. Original typescript draft for the 1954 play. With brief holograph annotations throughout, mostly by a proofreader. Laid in note addressed to Alec Clunes, manager of the Arts Theatre in London, submitting script for review. First performed at the Aldwych Theatre in London May 1954, and then again in the US at the ANTA Playhouse in New York City, debuting on February 23, 1955 and closed on April 23, 1955, for an extended preview season total of 69 performances, starring Tyrone Power,... Read more
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$675.00
Here Lies Leonard Sillman: Straightened Out At Last

Here Lies Leonard Sillman: Straightened Out At Last

by Sillman, Leonard

New York: Citadel, 1959. First edition. Cloth. Extremities rubbed else a very good copy. No dust jacket.. 377 pp. + Index. Illus. with b/w photos. 8vo. Inscribed by author on the free front endpaper. Broadway and Hollywood from the 1920s on by the producer of "New Faces."
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$25.00
Major Barbara (Original script for the 1956 revival of the play)

Major Barbara (Original script for the 1956 revival of the play)

by Shaw, George Bernard (playwright); Charles Laughton (starring, director); Glynis Johns, Burgess Meredith, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Eli Wallach (starring)

New York: Producers Theatre, 1956. Draft script for the 1956 Broadway revival. With annotations in holograph ink and pencil throughout. An idealistic young woman, Barbara Undershaft, serves as a Major in the Salvation Army, bringing aid to the destitute and poor. Her estranged father reappears in her life, causing complications when he wants to make donations to her cause. Originally written and premiered in 1905, this script belonged to a member of the cast or crew involved in the 1956 Broadway... Read more
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$750.00
Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings

Life Lit by Some Large Vision: Selected Speeches and Writings

by DAVIS, Ossie; DEE, Ruby

New York: Atria Books, 2006. First. paperback. near fine/near fine. Illustrated. 253 pages. 8vo, blue boards, first edition, dust wrapper. New York: Atria Books, (2006). A near fine copy in a near fine wrapper. Inscribed by Davis's widow, Ruby Dee, on title page: "To [...] Great Joy! Ruby Dee 2.20.07".
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$60.00
Signed Photograph

Signed Photograph

by ROSE, Billy (1899-1966)

unbound. very good(+). Gorgeous signed photograph: "Billy Rose", black and white 7" x 9", a publicity image featuring Rose wearing a bow tie, c. 1940. Very good condition. Broadway producer and lyricist whose stage productions included Carman Jones. As a songwriter, Rose is credited with writing "It Happened in Monterrey" and "It's Only a Paper Moon".
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$125.00