Playbill for Dreamgirls

Image for Playbill for Dreamgirls
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Imperial Theatre, American, founded 1923
Subject of
Babatunde, Obba, born 1951
Derricks, Cleavant, American, born 1953
Devine, Loretta, American, born 1949
Harney, Ben, American, born 1952
Holliday, Jennifer, 1960
Ralph, Sheryl Lee, American, born 1956
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
1982
Description
Playbill for Dreamgirls. White background with yellow box at top; black box below with the lower half of three women each with one exposed leg, holding a microphone in hand, with title below. [PLAYBILL/IMPERIAL THEATRE/DREAMGIRLS] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1982.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Musical Theatre
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.24
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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