Program for "Tinned Lettuce: or, The New Musical. Written & designed by Edward Gorey" Edward Gorey.
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Gorey Musical

Program for "Tinned Lettuce: or, The New Musical. Written & designed by Edward Gorey"

[New York]: NYU Undergraduate Drama, 1985.

Gorey illustration of a little boy and a tin of lettuce on title page. 12 pp. Gorey Musical. 2 folded sheets, un-stitched with a third, single sheet inserted. Item #309161

A program for a production of Gorey tales adapted to songs by David Aldrich, and produced by NYU Undergraduate Drama department, which ran April-May 1985. The two acts are made of 19 vignettes, mostly pieces unpublished by Gorey at the time, including "The Frozen Man," "The Towering Rage," "The Yellow Dol," "The Misfortunate Offspring," "The Inanimate Tragedy," "The Weeping Chandelier," "The Enraged Telephone," and "The Arsenical Bun." Gorey worked closely with Alrdrich in staging the play.

Price: $75.00