Books Maps Prints More

Quick Search

Author
Title
Keyword
 
 
 
 

Playbills and Souvenir Programs

Ephemera:Playbills and Souvenir Programs

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 PLAYBILL: "THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST" DUBLIN Dublin 1957
Dublin 
This item is a Playbill for a theatre performance at the Olympia World Theatre in Dublin in 1957. This is the date that the former owner attended the performance as dated on the rear of the program in ink. This presentation was for an International Theatre Festival and/by the Dublin Tostal Council. It was produced by arrangement with Illsley - McCabe in association with Dominic Le Foe and Alan Maxwell. This is an eight page pamphlet in black and white with many advertisements. There is a flyer inserted for the upcoming performance of "Tons of Money". Clean, crisp, with a date in ink on the rear page - 18/5/57, plus a name. A comedy performed at the Olympia World Theatre on Dame Street. This is an eight page Playbill with red and black printing on the front cover and black and white for the remaining pages. Many advertisements. Clean, crisp, with a minimum of wear, however there is a date of 1/6/57 and a name on the rear page, in ink. ; 8vo 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 PLAYBILL: OKLAHOMA! New York 1944 and 1945
Softcover 
This is a paper covered Playbill for a performance of Oklahoma! At the St. James Theatre in New York. There is a 1945 date in pencil at the bottom of the rear panel, however the musical originally started in December of 1944. Rodgers and Hammerstein with dances by Agnes de Mille. Production by Rouben Mamoulian. This is a 56 page playbill with a paper cover. It is book size. The binding is staples. There are many articles about the musical and background on all related participants, plus articles of interest to theatre goers and their fashion and food interests. There is a paragraph just below the description of the acts cautioning theatre goers that because of governmental restrictions, the St. James Theatre would not be able to give a Playbill to every person - the audience was aksed to hsare their copy with a companion. There were many advertisements for perfumes, clothing, spirits, hotels, restaurants, cosmetics, dining rooms, watches - and Heinz 57. The interior of the Playbill is crisp and clean. The cover has small chips at the top and bottom of the spine, a spine tear, and a shor tear on the rear edge of the cover. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.90 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 PLAYBILLS: "ADVENTURES OF TOM THUMB AND THE HOLLY AND THE IVY" DUBLIN Dublin

Playbills. Dublin. The items for sale are two Playbills for theatre performances in 1958 and 1968. 1.) Adventures of Tom Thumb with Maureen Potter and Guest Star Ray McAnally, plus Hal Roach, Patricia Cahill, Danny Cummins at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. This is a tall, narrow playbill of 16 pages, including the cover - all printed in black, white and some red. The playbill has been well cared for - tight staple binding, no wear, no soil. The only mark is a former owner note on the rear panel with the names of people who attended the performance with the owner on 30/12/68. In ink. The playbill contains background information about the story and the performance, photo and bio information on the actors, advertisements. 2.) The second playbill is a simple two pages folded, stapled, but not perfectly lined up. The playright is Wynard Brown. It was performed at the Dublin Globe Theatre. The former owner wrote her name and the date she attended, 27/4/58. The playbill is book size. There is an extra horizontal fold in the playbill, not too visible. Clean generally, with just a touch of soil on the bottom front corner. ; 8vo 
Price: 24.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 PLAYBILLS: "TONS OF MONEY" AND "THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT" DUBLIN Dublin 1957 and 1969

This item includes two Playbills for theatre performances in Dublin in 1957 and 1969. These are the dates that the former owner attended the performances as dated on the rear of the programs. 1.) Tons of Money prducers were Stanley Illsley and Leo McCabe and actors Frankie Howerd and Olga Gwynne. A comedy performed at the Olympia World Theatre on Dame Street. This is an eight page Playbill with red and black printing on the front cover and black and white for the remainder. Many advertisements. Clean, crisp, with a minimum of wear, however there is a date of 1/6/57 and a name on the rear page, in ink. 2.) The Owl & the Pussycat by Bill Manhoff performed at the Gate Theatre with actors Clare Mullen and Conor Evans. This is a single piece of paper folded, 10" x 7 1/2" folded (i. E. , four panels) . The playbill was folded again by the owner (a horizontal fold) . The playbill is an off-white with black printing. Very simple. It is clean and somewhat crisp other than the fold mark (not very visible) and a tiny crease to the tip of the front upper corner and the date (3/1/69) the former owners attended the play -names in ink. The remainder of the playbill is filled with advertising, including the Le Snob Boutique. ; 8vo 
Price: 17.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 PLAYBILLS: SYDNEY: "SOUTH PACIFIC" AND "THE RELUCTANT DEBUTANTE"
First Edition 
These two playbills are from performances in Sydney, Australia in the 1950's - both performed at the J. C. Williamson Theatres - Empire and Theatre Royal. 1.) South Pacific with stars Mary La Roche, Richard Collett, Virginia Paris and others. The cover is a blue mountain and lagoon scene with a red sunset. The remainder of the playbill is in black and white. There are previews of upcoming plays and advertiseme nts, 2.) The Reluctant Debutante stars are Roger Livesey and Ursula Jeans - the play is a comedy by William Douglas Home. Contains star photos and biographical information plus advertisements. The former owner wrote in ink on the rear panel - probably 1950's for South Pacific and a name and date of 7/6/56 on the second playbill. Well cared for. Books size, stapled binding, black with and red on the cover of Debutate. Well cared for - tight binding, no soil or wear, however there is tactile evidence of a little ripple on the front cover of South Pacific, that isn't visible. ; 8vo 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to sales@booksmaps.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie