THE NEW YORK POETS THEATRE

THE NEW YORK POETS THEATRE

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New York: The New Bowery Theatre, n.d. [1964]. Printed wraps (7" x 8-1/2") illustrated with a simple drawing on the cover; 8 mimeographed pages. A program from the second year of the New York Poets Theatre at the New Bowery Theatre on St. Marks Place. The group was founded in 1961 by James Waring, Le Roi Jones, Alan Marlowe, Diane di Prima, and Fred Herko with the intent of staging only one-act plays by poets. The plays in this program are THE EIGHTH DITCH by Le Roi Jones, MURDER CAKE by Diane di Prima, and LOVES LABOR, AN ECLOGUE by Frank O'Hara. In addition to biographies of the writers and listings of casts, there are brief commentaries on each of the plays by Alan Marlowe on Jones, James Waring on di Prima, and O'Hara on his own play. First Edition. Slight darkening to fore-edge. Near Fine.


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