Playbill for Def Poetry Jam on Broadway

Image for Playbill for Def Poetry Jam on Broadway
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Longacre Theatre, American, founded 1913
Subject of
Simmons, Russell Wendell, American, born 1957
Lathan, Stan, American, born 1945
Sia, Beau, American, born 1976
Ice, Black, American
Chin, Staceyann, American, born 1972
Colman, Steve, American
Del Valle, Mayda, American
Me, Georgia, American
Hammad, Suheir, Jordanian American, born 1973
Poetri, American, born 1974
Lemon, American, born 1975
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. (22.2 x 14.6 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
2002
Description
Playbill for Def Poetry Jam on Broadway. White background with yellow box at top, gray box below with large white circle center, title over the top in black. [PLAYBILL/LONGACRE THEATRE/DEF/POETRY/JAM/ON/BROADWAY] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 2002.
Topic
African American
Broadway Theatre
Hip hop (Music)
Spoken word (Poetry)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.22
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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