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Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, American, founded 1910  Search this
Subject of:
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Gregory Hines, American, 1946 - 2003  Search this
Judith Ann Jamison, American, born 1943  Search this
Phyllis Hyman, American, 1949 - 1995  Search this
P. J. Benjamin, American, born 1951  Search this
Hinton Battle, American, born 1956  Search this
Gregg Burge, American, 1957 - 1998  Search this
Mercedes Ellington, American, born 1939  Search this
Priscilla Baskerville  Search this
Terri Klausner  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 Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. White background with yellow box at top; black box below with graphic of a man in a tuxedo standing next ot a line of women walking on a path made of piano keys. [PLAYBILL/LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE/DUKE ELLINGTON'S/SOPHISTICATED LADIES] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1981.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by Digital Volunteers
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  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.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture