Playbill for The River Niger

Image for Playbill for The River Niger
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Brooks Atkinson Theatre, American, founded 1926
Subject of
Brown, Graham, American, 1924 - 2011
Foster, Frances, American, 1924 - 1997
Irby, Dean, American
McClain, Saundra, American
Richen, Neville
Roberts, Les, American, born 1937
Roker, Roxie, American, 1929 - 1995
Wainwright, Lennal
Turner, Douglas, born 1930
Weldon, Charles, American, born 1940
Whitaker, Grenna
ink on paper
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Playbill for The River Niger. White background with pink, orange, and yellow box at top; white box below with black lettering. [PLAYBILL/MAGAZINE/BROOKS ATKINSON/THEATRE/THE RIVER NIGER] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1973.
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
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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