Katherine Hepburn as Coco. The New Musical
Katherine Hepburn as Coco. The New Musical
Katherine Hepburn as Coco. The New Musical
Katherine Hepburn as Coco. The New Musical

Katherine Hepburn as Coco. The New Musical

£100.00


[Cecil Beaton. Katherine Hepburn. André Previn. Alan Jay Lerner]


The souvenir programme for Coco, the 1969 Broadway musical based on the post-war life of Coco Chanel. The show was produced by Frederick Brisson, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by André Previn, and set and costumes by Cecil Beaton. Katherine Hepburn starred as Chanel. The programme includes photographs of the production, showing Beaton's faithful reproductions of the Rue Cambon staircase and the Chanel outfits. Images and bios of the cast and crew are given, as well as a chronological list of Hepburn's plays and films, and her 'capsule comments' on each - 'Roasted by all… Bottom of the heap in two and a half hours'. Beaton's sketch of Hepburn as Chanel graces the front and back covers.


[Cecil Beaton, Katherine Hepburn, André Previn & Alan Jay Lerner]. Brisson Productions. New York. [1969]. Paperback, quarto; stapled illustrated wrappers. [20 pages]. Beaton illustration to front and rear wrappers; numerous b&w photographs. English. 300 x 230mm. 0.1kg. . Near fine; a fresh copy.