Playbill for The Who’s Tommy

Image for Playbill for The Who’s Tommy
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
St. James Theatre, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Townshend, Pete, British, born 1945
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1993-1995
Description
Playbill for The Who’s Tommy. White background with yellow box at top; white box below with graphic repeatedly spelling out the title, as well as lyrics. [PLAYBILL/ST. JAMES THEATRE/THE/WHO'S/TOMMY/THE/WHO'S/TOMMY/THE/WHO'S/TOMMY/TOMMY/CAN YOU/HEAR ME/THE/WHO'S/EVER SINCE/I WAS A/YOUNG BOY]
Topic
African American
Broadway Theatre
Musical Theatre
Rock and roll (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.95
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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