Leningrad: Biuro obsluzhivaniia rabochikh organizatsii, 1928. Item #818
24 pp. 17x12 cm. In original printed wrappers with logo. Minor tears of the spine, bookplate of Moscow bibliophile on the inner side of front cover and traces after it on cover and t.p., two stains on the outer edge, otherwise very good.
First and only edition. One of 10 000 copies. Very rare. Many black and white photographs of contributors and set designs.
The prospectus is devoted to a two-month tour of Leningrad Drama Theatre to Moscow. It contains the names of cast and creative team, the contemporary repertoire. The tour presented four successful plays: ‘Servant of Two Masters’ (directed by Benois in 1921), ‘Break-up’ (1927) and ‘Snowstorm’ (1927) and ‘Moon to the Left’ (1928). The brochure features the stage designs, including the masterpiece ‘Break-up’ - it was performed by Moscow Vakhtangov Theatre as well, thus one play was a connection between the theatres.
Worldcat located the only copy in Harvard College.