BEST MAN PLAY CAST - PROGRAM SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: LEE TRACY, FRANK LOVEJOY, JOANNE WOODWARD, PAUL NEWMAN, GORE VIDAL, MELVYN DOUGLAS - HFSID 26323
THE BEST MAN PLAY CAST Signed "playbill" for the original pre-Broadway 1960 production of The Best Man. Signers include playwright Gore Vidal, and starring actors Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Melvyn Douglas.
Sale Price $378.00
THE BEST MAN PLAY CAST
Signed "playbill" for the original pre-Broadway 1960 production of The Best Man. Signers include playwright Gore Vidal, and starring actors Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Melvyn Douglas.
Program signed: "Paul Newman" and "Joanne Woodward" on the cover, "Melvyn Douglas", "Lee Tracy", "Gore Vidal", "Theoni Aldridge" and "Joseph Anthony" on the title page, "Frank Lovejoy", "Karl Weber", "Howard Fischer", "Tony Bickley", "Barbara Berjer", "Tom McDermott", "Leora Dana", "Ruth Maynard", "Kathleen Maguire", "Joseph Sullivan", "Gordon B. Clarke", "Hugh Franklin", "Graham Jarvis" and "Martin Fried" on the cast page and "Ben Rosenberg Co. Mgr", "Bill Ross" (Production Stage Mgr) and "Grace Callaghan" (Wardrobe Mistress) on the staff page, 32p, 6x9¼. The Playhouse Theatre, Philadelphia, March 9-12, 1960. The Best Man opened on Broadway in April 1960. PAUL NEWMAN and his wife, JOANNE WOODWARD, were in the audience at this pre-Broadway performance. GORE VIDAL wrote the play. THEONI ALDRIDGE made the costumes. JOSEPH ANTHONY was the director. MELVYN DOUGLAS was Secretary William Russell, LEORA DANA was Mrs. Russell. LEE TRACY played President Arthur Hockstader and FRANK LOVEJOY was Senator Joseph Cantwell. Douglas won the 1960 Tony Award for Best Actor. Also nominated for Tony Awards were Tracy (Actor), Dana (Supporting Actress), Anthony (Director) and Vidal (Best Play). Lightly creased and worn. Chipped at bottom right blank corner. Lightly soiled. Overall, fine condition.
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