Promptbook prepared by Louis R. Grisel for J.H. McVicker, director [manuscript], 1889.

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Promptbook prepared by Louis R. Grisel for J.H. McVicker, director [manuscript], 1889.

Abridged from the original, adapted for the stage in four acts and produced, for the first time in Chicago, at McVicker's Theatre, June, 1889, under the personal direction of J. H. McVicker. Acting version. Includes printed cast list, as well as stage directions, costumes, lighting and times of production. In manuscript on title page: "arranged for J. H. McVicker by Louis R. Grisel, 8/3/89."

42 leaves ; 28 x 22 cm.

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