Titolo: SKETCHES OF WAR
Casa editrice: VIETNAM VETERANS WORKSHOP, BOSTON, MA
Data di pubblicazione: 1988
Legatura: STIFF PAPER PRINTED WRAPPERS
Condizione libro: VERY GOOD CONDITION
Condizione sovraccoperta: NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED
Edizione: First Edition.
Tipologia articolo: BOOKLET
"SKETCHES OF WAR" WAS A ONE NIGHT ONLY, LIVE ON STAGE, THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES OF SCENES AND SONGS ON THE SUBJECT OF SOLDIERS AND VETERANS THAT WAS PRODUCED BY PATRICIA WOLFF AND DIRECTED BY DAVID MAMET. THIS IS A TWENTY PAGE 8 1/2" X 11"PROGRAM BOOKLET THAT INCLUDES A SEPARATE 7" X 13 3/4" BROADSIDE OF A FUNDRAISING BENEFIT PROGRAM AT THE COLONIAL THEATRE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS ON OCTOBER 10, 1988. THE PROGRAM WAS ON BEHALF OF THE VIETNAM VETERANS WORKSHOP OF BOSTON, MA AND THE HOMELESS VIETNAM VETERANS THAT THE WORKSHOP SUPPORTS. THE 20 PAGE BOOKLET CONTAINS AN INTRODUCTION EXPLAINING DAVID MAMETS INVOLVEMENT IN DIRECTING THE PROGRAM. , PLUS A PRINTED PAGE THAT LISTS THE NAMES OF 58 VIETNAM SOLDIERS THAT ARE PRISONERS OF WAR OR LISTED AS MISSING IN ACTION, A LETTER OF SUPPORT BY THE GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS, MICHAEL S. DIKAKIS AND A LETTER OF SUPPORT BY THE MAYOR OF BOSTON RAYMOND L. FLYNN. THERE IS A PAGE THAT LISTS VARIOUS STATISTICS OF THE VIETNAM WAR SUCH AS THE NUMBER OF COMBAT DEATHS IN VIETNAM, 55,000, THE WOUNDED IN VIETNAM, 330,000 THE HOMELESS VETERANS, 100,000 PLUS. THE REMAINDER OF THE BOOKLET IS PRIMARILY ADVERTISING IN SUPPORT FOR THE BENEFIT PROGRAM TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE VIETNAM VETERANS WORKSHOP. THE. PRINTED BROADSIDE LISTS PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM INCLUDING DAVID MAMET IN A PRESENTATION ENTITLED "CROSS PATCH" A SHORT PLAY BY DAVID MAMET THAT WAS EARLIER PUBLISHED BY SAMUELD FRENCH INC.THAT INCLUDES ACTORS DON AMECHE, W. H. MACY, MIKE NUSSBAUM AND OTHERS. THERE ARE MANY OTHER PRESENTATIONS AND READINGS AS WELL AS MUSIC THAT ARE PERFORMED BY STARS SUCH AS LINDSAY CROUSE, AL PACINO, DONALD SUTHERLAND, BOB GIBSON, DENNIS FRANZ, TOM PAXTON, MICHAEL J. FOX AND MANY OTHERS. THIS IS AN UNCOMMON EPHEMERAL DAVID MAMET THEATRICAL ITEM, ESSENTIALLY A FORMAL PLAYBILL. THE BROADSIDE IS PRINTED ON STIFF PAPER AND IS FOLDED IN HALF. Size: 8 1/2" X 11". Codice inventario libreria 002831
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