Item #2564 ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN. George GERSHWIN.
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN
ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN

ORIGINAL PLAYBILL PROGRAM "PORGY AND BESS" 1935 FIRST BROADWAY RUN

New York: The New York Theatre Program Corporation, 1935. First Edition. Illustrated stapled wrappers. This is an ORIGINAL Playbill program from the 1935 first Broadway run of "PORGY AND BESS". Music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin and Dubose Heyward. Production directed by Rouben Mamoulian. The original Broadway cast, starring Todd Duncan as Porgy, Anne Brown as Bess and John W. Bubbles as Sportin' Life. From page 27: "Beginning Monday Evening, November 18, 1935". The play opened at the Alvin Theatre (250 West 52nd Street, NYC) on October 10, 1935 and played for 124 performances. Illustrated stapled wrappers. 44 pages plus printed wrappers. 6 3/4" x 9 1/4". Laid in is a small card announcing that the part of Bess will be played by Lillian Cowen for this peroformance. Many period advertisements throughout, including automobiles (1936 Pontiac for $615), alcoholic beverages, nightclubs, cigarettes, women's wear and other. A rare piece. A Very Good Plus copy (Rubbed from handling; corners turned), now in a 4mil clear mylar protective envelope. FREE SHIPPING. Very Good Plus / 4-mil clear mylar envelope. Item #2564

Price: $250.00

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