Graham, Martha. (1894–1991)
Signed Souvenir Program
Souvenir program for the Martha Graham Dance Company signed by Graham on her portrait photograph and including several essays about Graham's work, a listing of her complete repertory for 1926–1981, and the text of her 1979 speech to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the National Endowment for the Arts. 32 pp., 9 x 11.5 inches (23 x 29.2 cm.), ca. 1981, light wear along spine and edges, else fine.
From the library of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.