Playbill for Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, American, founded 1910
Subject of
Ellington, Duke, American, 1899 - 1974
Hines, Gregory, American, 1946 - 2003
Jamison, Judith Ann, American, born 1943
Hyman, Phyllis, American, 1949 - 1995
Benjamin, P. J., American, born 1951
Battle, Hinton, German-American, born 1956
Burge, Gregg, American, 1957 - 1998
Ellington, Mercedes, American, born 1939
Baskerville, Priscilla
Klausner, Terri
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1981
Description
Playbill for Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. White background with yellow box at top; black box below with graphic of a man in a tuxedo standing next ot a line of women walking on a path made of piano keys. [PLAYBILL/LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE/DUKE ELLINGTON'S/SOPHISTICATED LADIES] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1981.
transcription center status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Jazz (Music)
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.91
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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