Lolita : a play : mimeograph copy of a typescript / by Edward Albee ; based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov.

Record ID: 
Accession number: 
MA 8516
Albee, Edward, 1928-2016, author.
The Carter Burden Collection of American Literature.
1 item (163 pages), bound ; 29.4 x 22.5 cm

A mimeograph copy of the typescript play by Edward Albee, based on the novel of the same name by Vladimir Nabokov. A note on the title page indicates this is the unpublished pre-production script, which was suppressed.
The play premiered on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 19, 1981 after 31 previews and closed after only 12 performances. The cast included Donald Sutherland as Humbert Humbert, Clive Revill as Claire Quilty, Ian Richardson as Nabakov, and Blanche Baker in the title role.
Printed on title page: "Jerry Sherlock Productions Inc. / 146 Central Park West / New York, N.Y. 10023."
Date is based on previous cataloging notes.

Housed in: 
Black cloth drop-spine box (31 cm)
Post bound in red covers, upper cover printed "Lolita."
Carter Burden.