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A Touch of the Poet, O'Neill, Eugene
1 A Touch of the Poet O'Neill, Eugene
Good. 
Paperback. 12th printing SOFTCOVER 1976 Yale. Clean and unmarked; spine uncreased. Average wear; light crease to front cover. 182pp. Language: English. Author's last full-length finished play. Keywords: American, theater, theatre. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Agnes of God, Pielmeier, John
2 Agnes of God Pielmeier, John
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket Book Club Edition 1982 Nelson Doubleday. Light wear and rubbing to jacket edges. Clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 111 pages; 4 black-and-white photos by Ken Howard. Photos show the actresses from the original Broadway production: Amanda Plummer (also on cover), Elizabeth Ashley, and Geraldine Page. Language: English. Powerful drama about a novice nun accused of giving birth to a baby in the convent, then murdering it. An agnostic psychiatrist battles the Mother Superior over whether the young woman is mad ... or saintly. Keywords: theater, theatre, play, contemporary, Dr. Livingstone, Mother Miriam Ruth, stigmata, Catholic, Catholicism, religion, religious, faith, rational, Eighties, 1980s, '80s. No ISBN. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Arms and the Man Shaw, Bernard
Good. 
Paperback. Mass-market paperback reprint 1967 Penguin Books. Good condition: Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear; several pages creased. 78pp. Language: English. 'Witty masterpiece combines high comedy with social commentary in deflating romantic misconceptions of love and warfare. First produced on the London stage in 1894, Arms and the Man is one of the most acted and studied of Shaw's plays.'--from the publisher. No ISBN stated. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land: Two Plays, Stoppard, Tom
4 Dirty Linen and New-Found-Land: Two Plays Stoppard, Tom
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1st Evergreen edition 1976 Grove Press. Coffee stain on 2 pages; otherwise very clean. No marks or creases; pages bright; binding tight. Spine is faded. 75 pages. Language: English. Great reading / research copy. Keywords: comedy, comedies, British, Parliament, sex, sexual, government. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Four Plays, Packard, William
5 Four Plays Packard, William
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1976 Living Poets Press, NY. No additional printings indicated. SIGNED on title page. Very clean; pages bright. Spine CREASED. 209pp. Language: English. Plays: Sandra and the Janitor; The Funeral; The Marriage; War Play. Glossy flyer / poster for production of The Marriage and War Play at the Gene Frankel Theatre on W. 62nd Street, Manhattan, laid in. Poster is inscribed by author: 'Jack / best wishes -- come if you can-- Bill'. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Galileo, Brecht, Bertolt; Laughton, Charles (translator)
6 Galileo Brecht, Bertolt; Laughton, Charles (translator)
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Paperback later printing of the 1966 Black Cat / Grove Press edition. UNDERLINING and BRACKETING on several pages. Creases to back cover; hole-punch to front cover corner. Pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. Good reading / research copy. 155 pages. Language: English (translated from the German by Charles Laughton). Introduction by Eric Bentley. Keywords: play, drama, theater, theatre, modern, contemporary, 20th century. 
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Gustav Adolf, Strindberg, August
7 Gustav Adolf Strindberg, August
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1957 University of Washington Press / American Scandinavian Foundation. No additional printings indicated. Previous owner's name and date written (small) on 1st blank page ('Frank Duffy / New York 1957'). Text clean and unmarked; binding tight. Heavy age-browning to jacket; small dampstains. Translation and Introduction by Walter Johnson. 233 pages; Notes; maps; family tree of Vasa Dynasty Through Gustav Adolf's Time. Language: English (translated from the Swedish). Sky-blue cloth-covered boards with dark-blue title on spine. 1900 historical 5-act play. Keywords: drama, literature, theater, theatre, religious tolerance, Sweden, Swede, Thirty Years' War, king, royal, leader, Lutheran, saint, Catholicism, Catholic, church. No ISBN. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Scandinavian Plays of the Twentieth Century/Third Series Bergman, Hjalmar; Lagerkvist, Par; Dagerman, Stig
Good. 
Hardcover. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press for the American-Scandinavian Foundation, 1951, presumed 1st edition, hardcover, NO DUSTJACKET, 195pp. 'The Swedenhielms' by Hjalmar Bergman; 'Let Man Live' by Par Lagerkvist; 'The Condemned' by Stig Dagerman. Language: English (translated from the Swedish by Henry Alexander and Llewellyn Jones). Introduction by Alrik Gustafson. Good condition: Previous owner's signature on front free endpaper. Otherwise clean and unmarked; pages reasonably bright. Blue cloth-covered boards have gilt titles on spine. Blue of spine is faded. 3 corners are bumped. Slight spine tilt. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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SCRIPTS 10: Children - A Monthly of Theater, Film and TV Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 10, October 1972, Munk, Erika (editor)
9 SCRIPTS 10: Children - A Monthly of Theater, Film and TV Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 10, October 1972 Munk, Erika (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover periodical published 1972 by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Noticeable wear: creased corners to covers and pages; light age-tanning. Text unmarked; binding tight. Good vintage reading/research copy. 105 pages plus advertisements; black-and-white illustrations. Language: English. Volume 1, Number 10: Final issue of this short-lived publication. Contents: The Operation, by George Dennison. Dija; The Rastifarian, by Edgar White. Love and Marriage of the River Winoski and Lake Champlain, by Bread and Puppet Theater. Chicken Made of Rages, by Nina Serrano and Judith Binder. Bow Wow, by Judith Martin and Paper Bag Players. Minding the Store, by Robert Nichols. Hollowishes; Tyrone and the Robbers, by 6th Graders, P. S. 161. The Ha-Ha Play, by Susan Yankowitz. Eliphant and Flamingo Vaudeville, by Eleanor Hakim. Themes for children, chosen to serve as 'a major step toward rescuing children's theater from cuteness, condescension, and sugared fairy-tale notions of life.'--p.1. Keywords: drama, theatre, playwright, journal, child, kids, juvenile, youth, childhood, vintage, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SCRIPTS 1: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1971, Munk, Erika (editor); Coco, William (editor); MacDonald, Sandy (editor)
10 SCRIPTS 1: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1971 Munk, Erika (editor); Coco, William (editor); MacDonald, Sandy (editor)
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover periodical published 1972 by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Previous owner's name written on 1st page. Heavy wear: large repaired rip to back cover; rubbing to cover and edges; small corner creases. Good vintage reading/research copy only. 92 pages plus advertisements. Language: English. Volume 1, Number 1. Contents: from The Legacy of Cain, by the Living Theater [Favela Project I: Christmas Cake for the Hot Hole and the Cold Hole, written down by Julian Beck and Judith Malina]; Terminal, by Susan Yankowitz/The Open Theater; Dirty Hearts, by Sonia Sanchez; Sun: A Poem for Malcolm X Inspired by His Murder, by Adrienne Kennedy; The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel, by David Rabe. Keywords: drama, theatre, playwright, journal, collective, ensemble, experimental, avant garde, radical, protest, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SCRIPTS 3: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1972, Munk, Erika (editor); Coco, William (editor); MacDonald, Sandy (editor)
11 SCRIPTS 3: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1972 Munk, Erika (editor); Coco, William (editor); MacDonald, Sandy (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover periodical published 1972 by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Noticeable average wear: small creases and rubbing to cover; bumped bottom corners throughout; a few creased page corners; faint age-tanning to pages. Text unmarked; binding tight. Good reading/research copy. 95 pages plus advertisements. Language: English. Volume 1, Number 3. Contents: The Citizens Correction Committee (Screenplay), by Ronald Tavel; The Rock Garden, by Sam Shepard; Mary Stuart, by Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Keywords: drama, theatre, playwright, journal, vintage, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. No ISBN. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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SCRIPTS 5: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 5, March 1972, Munk, Erika (editor)
12 SCRIPTS 5: A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 5, March 1972 Munk, Erika (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover periodical published 1972 by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Noticeable average wear: small creases and rubbing to cover; small faint stain to bottom corners throughout; bumped top corner; faint age-tanning to pages. Text unmarked; binding tight; spine uncreased. Good reading/research copy. 89 pages plus advertisements. Language: English. Volume 1, Number 5. Original subscription reply form laid in. Contents: Larry Parks' Day in Court, by Eric Bentley [from Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been?]; Four Infiltration Pieces, by Marc Estrin [Cost Plus and American Imperialism; City Lights Ripoff; 31 Flavors and Law 'n' Order; Take, Eat: This Is My Body]; The Ride Across Lake Constance, by Peter Handke, translated by Michael Roloff; The Wax Engine, by Robert Nichols. Keywords: drama, theatre, playwright, journal, vintage, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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SCRIPTS 9: The Irish Troubles - A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 9, September 1972, Munk, Erika (editor)
13 SCRIPTS 9: The Irish Troubles - A Monthly of Plays and Theater Pieces - Vol. 1, No. 9, September 1972 Munk, Erika (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover periodical published 1972 by Joseph Papp and the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater. Noticeable average wear: scrape/scratch on front cover has left a white line; small creases and rubbing to cover; small stain to margin of last 10 pages. Text unmarked; binding tight. Good vintage reading/research copy. 103 pages plus advertisements. Language: English. Volume 1, Number 9. Contents: The Ballygombeen Bequest, by John Arden and Margaretta D'Arcy; Within Two Shadows, by Wilson John Haire. Keywords: drama, theatre, playwright, journal, Ireland, vintage, retro, 1970s, Seventies, '70s. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 The Good Woman of Setzuan Brecht, Bertolt; Bentley, Eric (translator)
Acceptable. 
Paperback. 2nd printing mass-market paperback 1966 Grove Press. Underlining on 1st page of Introduction only--text clean. Cover and spine creased. Good reading / research copy. 144pp. Revised Version. Language: English. Introduction by Eric Bentley. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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15 The Johnstown Vindicator Long, Quincy
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 1988 Dramatists Play Service. Nonglossy cover lightly soiled. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. 74pp. Language: English. Hard-to-find title. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 The Real Thing Stoppard, Tom
Very Good. 
Paperback. 1st U.S. paperback printing 1984 Faber and Faber. Superclean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Faint crease to spine. 81pp. Language: English. Same ISBN as later editions, but different cover art. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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