Playbill for The Wiz

Image for Playbill for The Wiz
Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Majestic Theatre, American, founded 1927
Subject of
Haynes, Tiger, American, 1914 - 1994
Ross, Ted, American, 1934 - 2002
Battle, Hinton, German-American, born 1956
Taylor, Clarice, American, 1917 - 2011
King, Mabel, American, 1932 - 1999
De Shields, André, American, born 1946
Thomas, Tasha, American, 1950 - 1984
Bridgewater, Dee Dee, American, born 1950
Mills, Stephanie, American, born 1957
Holder, Geoffrey, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. (22.5 x 14.3 cm)
Type
theater programs
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1975
Description
Playbill for The Wiz. White background with yellow box at top; white background with graphic of a woman's silhouette running to the left with curved lines forming behind her. [PLAYBILL/MAJESTIC THEATRE/THE WIZ] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1975
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Musical Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.98
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Taking the Stage
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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