Playbill for Fences

Image for Playbill for Fences
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Richard Rodgers Theatre, American, founded 1925
Subject of
Wilson, August, American, 1945 - 2005
Jones, James Earl, American, born 1931
Alice, Mary, American, born 1941
Aranha, Ray, American, 1939 - 2011
Brown, Charles, American, 1946 - 2004
Faison, Frankie R., American, born 1949
Miller, Karima
Vance, Courtney Bernard, American, born 1960
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 3/8 x 5 5/8 in. (21.3 x 14.3 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1987
Description
Playbill for Fences. White background with yellow box at top; white box below, graphic of two men placed at either end of title, man on right is wearing a football uniform while man on left has his arms at his hips. [PLAYBILL/46th STREET THEATRE/FENCES] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1987.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Drama (Theatre)
Families
Men
Race relations
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.27
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