Playbill for Scott Joplin's Treemonisha

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Gershwin Theatre, American, founded 1972
Subject of
Joplin, Scott, American, 1867 - 1917
Balthrop, Carmen, American
Allen, Betty, American, 1927 - 2009
Rayam, Curtis, American, born 1951
White, Willard, Jamaican-born British, born 1946
Harney, Ben, American, born 1952
Johnson, Cora
Hicks, Kenneth, American, born 1952
Duckens, Dorceal, American
Ransom, Dwight
Bazemore, Raymond
Pierson, Edward
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 Scott Joplin's Treemonisha. White background with yellow box at top; black box below with photograph of performers dancing and singing with a man and woman with locked arms at center. [PLAYBILL/PALACE THEATRE/SCOTT joPLIN's/TREEMONISHA] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1975.
African American
Broadway Theatre
Musical Theatre
Ragtime (Music)
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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