10 results found for: genres:"Playbills"

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1937 Feb.

Federal Theatre Project (Chicago, Ill.)

Mississippi Rainbow playbill

Chicago (Ill.) - Playbill describing the production of "Mississippi Rainbow" at the Princess Theatre, part of the WPA Federal Theatre Project of Chicago; providing full cast and crew credits, brief synopsis, theatre staff, and upcoming events.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Dec. 24

Modern School (Greenwood Lake, N.Y.)

A Real Princess playbill

Greenwood Lake (N.Y.) - Relaying the details of the Modern School production of "A Real Princess," during the 1939 Christmas Festival, featuring the "Children of the Modern School"; listing cast and crew, ushers, and patrons.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


New Culture League

Maxim Gorki's Mother, Bloody days of czarism

Boston (Mass.) - Playbill for performances of Gorki anti-czarist play at Lettish Workingmen's Hall, Lithuanian Hall, Russian Hall, Sevan Hall, and New International Hall (mostly in Boston).

Communist Party of Massachusetts Collection

1949 Sept.


Ruy blas

Paris (France) - Providing a list of the acts and photographs of the actors, for a production of "Ruy Blas," a play by Victor Hugo.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


New Theatre Players

Waiting for Lefty

Boston (Mass.) - Playbill for Boston debut of Clifford Odets "Waiting for Lefty" at the Dudley Opera House.

Communist Party of Massachusetts Collection


Wilbur Theatre playbill cover

Boston (Mass.) - Featuring an image of Lily Tomlin performing on stage for her show "Appearing Nitely" during the sixty-seventh anniversary season at the theatre. Signed "To Judi Chamberlin, best wishes, Lily Tomlin."

Judi Chamberlin Papers


New Negro Art Theater (New York, N.Y.)

Krigwa players playbill

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the cast members of 4 plays to be performed at the New Negro Theatre: "The Catalator," by Edward Johnson; "In the Darkness," by Edward Emmerson; "A Horror Play," by Hemsley Winfield; and "The Rider of Dreams," by Ridgely Torrence."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 27

Presbyterian Church . Board of National Missions

Presbyterian Panorama Presenting the dramatization "Is it I?"

New York (N.Y.) - Listing the writer, director, cast, and crew of the play "Is It I?" performed as part of the sesquicentennial celebration, and thanking the production's sponsors and underwriters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 20

St. James A.M.E. Church (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Letter from Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton to Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Describing the cast, crew, and overall production of the performance of "Aunt Hagar's Children," a play by Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton, and featuring a brief bio of the "authoress."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Apr.

Talladega College

Talladega College Savery Library Dedication and Amistad Centennial program

Talladega (Ala.) - Outlining the program of events held in honor of the dedication of the College's Savery Library, and the Amistad centennial celebration, on April 15-16, featuring a production of the play "Amistad" and special service at DeForest Chapel.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers