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[Caricature by Al Hirschfeld in The New York Times (November 27, 1955) of the cast of Pipe Dream]

Image ID: 1812151

[Caricature by Al Hirschfeld in The New York Times (November 27, 1955) of the cast of Pipe Dream] (1955)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Caricature by Al Hirschfeld in The New York Times (November 27, 1955) of the cast of Pipe Dream]

Creator

: Hirschfeld, Al -- Artist

Created Date

: 1955

Item Physical Description

: 1 clipping : b&w ; 24 x 33 cm.

Notes

: Caricature by Al Hirschfeld. Note 2.) From New York Times, November 27, 1955. Note 3.) Richard Rodgers Project. Note 4.) Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Production Notes

: Original Broadway Production-Opened at the Shubert Theater on November 30, 1955. It was not generally well-received. It was based on the novel Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck and portrayed a diverse population, although the prostitute heroine was reduced to a visiting nurse in the show. The problems were compounded by the absence of Rodgers at rehearsals; he was recouperating from a cancerous growth in his jaw. The leading lady, a Wagneria ....
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Source

: Billy Rose Theater Collection clipping file / Productions / Pipe Dream

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Billy Rose Theatre Division

Catalog Call Number

: *T CLP

Digital ID

: 1812151

Record ID

: 1906887

Digital Item Published

: 5-22-2010; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Copyright Al Hirschfeld Foundation.

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