Playbill for The Great White Hope

Image for Playbill for The Great White Hope
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Subject of
Alexander, Jane, American, born 1939
Matthews, George
Gilbert, Lou, American, 1909 - 1978
Cypher, Jon, American, born 1932
Pelham, Jimmy
Ebeling, George
Masterson, Peter, American, born 1934
Warfield, Marlene, American, born 1940
Haynes, Hilda, American, 1912 - 1986
Wood, Eugene R.
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
Playbill for The Great White Hope. White background with yellow box at top; white box below, graphic of shadowed title against pattern of horizontal lines. [Alvin/Theatre/PLAYBILL/the national magazine for theatregoers/THE GREAT/WHITE HOPE] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1968.
Topic
African American
Broadway Theatre
Drama (Theatre)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.37
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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