Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, American, founded 1928
Subject of
Hansberry, Lorraine, American, 1930 - 1965
McNeil, Claudia, American, 1917 - 1993
Davis, Ossie, American, 1917 - 2005
Dee, Ruby, American, 1924 - 2014
Gossett, Louis Jr., American, born 1936
Sands, Diana, American, 1934 - 1973
Dixon, Ivan, American, 1931 - 2008
Fiedler, John, American, 1925 - 2005
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 x 6 1/2 in. (22.9 x 16.5 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1959
Description
Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun. White background with yellow box at top; photograph below depicting a man standing behind a woman; the man has his arms around the woman and is looking off into the distance. [Belasco/Theatre/PLAYBILL/a weekly magazine for theatregoers/A RAISIN IN THE SUN] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1959.
Topic
African American
Actors
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
2011.45.84
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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