[Souvenir Program for:] LOST IN THE STARS.

[New York: The Playwright's Company, 1950]. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Black & white photographs. Lightly rubbed at spine, else near fine. Item #WRCLIT73883

The program (with reviews on the rear wrapper) for the NY production of LOST IN THE STARS, a "musical tragedy" based on Alan Paton's novel CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian, the original production ran from 30 October 1949 to 1 July 1950 with a predominately African American cast which included Todd Duncan, novelist Julian Mayfield, Inez Matthews, Warren Coleman, and others. This program contains an obituary for Weill and thus can be ascribed a date no earlier than 3 April 1950.

Price: $30.00