Souvenir Program Playboy of the Western World with Burgess Meredith  NYC Booth Theatre 1946

Souvenir Program Playboy of the Western World with Burgess Meredith NYC Booth Theatre 1946

Regular price $25.00

Synge's Playboy of the Western World staged by Guthrie McClintic with Burgess Meredith and Mildred Natwick opened at New York's  Booth Theatre for 81 performances, October 26, 1946 to January 4 1947.

This souvenir program of the Theatre Incorporated production features

Essay with three photographs on "The Team of Meredith and McClintic"
Essay with eight photographs on "Mercurial Meredith"
Essay on Synge with portrait drawing titled "He Was a Looker-on at Life  . . ."
Six scenes from the current play production
Brief comments with photographs on Mildred Natwick. Eithne Dunne, J.M. Kerrigan and J.C. Nugent
Three page essay on "The Troublous Playboy"
Essay and two photographs on Theatre Incorported titled "Warm Hearts and Hard Heads"

This sixteen page stapled souvenir program measures 9 inches by 11 3/4 inches. Except for some tearing at the binding which somehow does not affect its stability and some rough edges to the cover, the program is in quite good condition. The glossy photographs and text is clean, clear and firm.

 

 


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