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Mimeographed manuscript, lyrics and music by Richard Rodgers, book by Samuel Taylor, 116 pp divided into two acts (pages 2 and 3 of the first act are missing), with 11 pp of production notes bound in, heavily annotated, custom-bound in full burgundy calf with "Diahann Carroll" gilt-stamped to cover. Together with a cloth-bound vocal score songbook gifted to Carroll from Richard Rodgers with "Diahann / From / Dick" gilt-stamped to cover.

Opening at the 54th Street Theater on Broadway in 1962, Carroll played an American model in Paris who begins a relationship with an American writer, played by Richard Kiley. She later commented: "It meant the world to be able to depict a black woman with some sophistication, and it was especially gratifying to know I was part of the first integrated love affair on Broadway."
Script: 9 1/4 x 11 1/2in.; songbook: 9 1/4 x 12 1/4in.
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