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Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Gershwin Theatre, American, founded 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Ray Albert, American, born 1950  Search this
Clamma Dale, American, born 1948  Search this
Wilma Shakesnider  Search this
Abraham Lind-Oquendo  Search this
Esther Hinds  Search this
Delores Ivory-Davis, American, born 1939  Search this
Robert Mosely, American, died 2002  Search this
Irene Oliver  Search this
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
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 Porgy and Bess. White background with yellow box at top; white box below with graphic of scenes from the production, including a man resting his head on the chest of a woman. Graphics located underneath title. [PLAYBILL/URIS THEATRE/PORGY/AND/BESS] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1976,
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
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
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture