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The ally [i.e. alley] backdrop

Image ID: 1817246

The ally [i.e. alley] backdrop (1953)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The ally [i.e. alley] backdrop

Creator

: Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 -- Costume designer

Created Date

: 1953

Specific Material Type

: drawings

Item Physical Description

: 1 design : watercolor, ink, gouache on board ; 54 x 76 cm.

Notes

: Richard Rodgers project Note 2.) Rodgers and Hammerstein Note 3.) On recto: 27 March; 53.

Production Notes

: Original Broadway Production-Opened May 28, 1953 at The Majestic Theater. It was a departure for Rodgers and Hammerstein's usual fare in its comedic score. The show was the concept of a play-within-a-play with a backstage love triangle at its center. However, the show was hardly a critical success. It ran ten months and even managed to recoup its investment and make a profit. (The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization. http://www.rnh.com/sho ....
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Source

: Jo Mielziner papers, designs and technical drawings, 1903-1976. / Jo Mielziner designs and technical drawings, 1924-1976 / Series I: Designs and Technical Drawings / Productions / Me and Juliet (Muscial), 1953 / Richard Rodgers

Source Description

: Papers 45 lin. ft. (110 boxes) Designs and technical drawings 127 lin. ft. (141 oversized boxes)

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: *T-VIM 1993-002, Box 73

Digital ID

: 1817246

Record ID

: 1909114

Digital Item Published

: 2-9-2010; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Copyright of the Estate of Jo Mielziner.

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