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Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Louis Gossett Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Diana Sands, American, 1934 - 1973  Search this
Ivan Dixon, American, 1931 - 2008  Search this
John Fiedler, American, 1925 - 2005  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 9 x 6 1/2 in. (22.9 x 16.5 cm)
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun. White background with yellow box at top; photograph below depicting a man standing behind a woman; the man has his arms around the woman and is looking off into the distance. [Belasco/Theatre/PLAYBILL/a weekly magazine for theatregoers/A RAISIN IN THE SUN] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1959.
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
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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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National Museum of African American History and Culture