Literary figures from a book thief’s library come alive, offering romantic and other advice in Anna Nicholas’ play. The “Incunabula” is a prize book that the thief has purloined. Will he get away with his greatest theft, or will hard reality intervene to strip him of his prized possesion?
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Allan Corduner as Cardinal Deminco/Passionei
Kenneth Danziger as Hain, J.M. Barrie
Joanna Frank as Wendy Davis
Marabina Jaimes as La Foscarina
Alan Rachins as Richard Birnbaum
Elizabeth Ruscio as MFK Fischer
Jeanne Sakata as Comrade Chiang Ch’ing
Carolyn Seymour as Eleonora Duse
James Warwick as Gabriele D’Annunzio
Original music by Raymond Guarna.
Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in February of 1993.