Playbill for Your Arms Too Short to Box With God

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Neil Simon Theatre, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Carroll, Vinnette Justine, American, 1922 - 2002
LaBelle, Patti, American, born 1944
Green, Al, American, born 1946
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. (21.6 x 14.3 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1982
Description
Playbill for Your Arms Too Short to Box With God. White background with yellow box at top; black box below with photograph of a robed man and woman; the woman is smiling and twirling while the man is smiling and holding up his right arm. [PLAYBILL/ALVIN THEATRE/YOUR ARMS TOO SHORT/TO BOX WITH GOD] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1982.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Broadway Theatre
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.100
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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