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Production Title: A Connecticut Yankee (1927, Lyrics By Hart)


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[Portrait of William Roselle (Launcelot) and Constance Carpenter (Guinevere) in A Connecticut Yankee]

Image ID: 1819604

[Portrait of William Roselle (Launcelot) and Constance Carpenter (Guinevere) in A Connecticut Yankee]  [Connecticut Yankee (Musical) / Richard Rodgers] (1928)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Portrait of William Roselle (Launcelot) and Constance Carpenter (Guinevere) in A Connecticut Yankee]

Alternate Title(s)

: Connecticut Yankee (Musical) / Richard Rodgers Title 2.) William Roselle and Constance Carpenter in A Connecticut Yankee

Creator

: Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 -- Artist

Created Date

: 1928

Specific Material Type

: drawings

Item Physical Description

: 1 drawing : watercolor, ink, gouache on board

Notes

: Drawing by Robert Benney. Note 2.) Richard Rodgers project Note 3.) Typed label on mat misidentifies male figure and misspells roles: "Paul Everton as Lancelot and Constance Carpenter as Queen Gueniviere in A Connecticut Yankee, July 22, 1928." Note 4.) William Roselle played the role of Launcelot in this production.

Production Notes

: Opened at the Vanderbilt Theater on November 3, 1927 and ran for 418 performances. Book by Herbert Fields, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, directed by Busby Berkeley. Starring roles played by William Gaxton and Constance Carpenter.

Source

: Robert Benney original drawings, 1926-1947 / Series II - 20" x 30" Sketches / Sub-series 2 - Productions

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: *T-VIM 1984-005, box 38, folder 2

Digital ID

: 1819604

Record ID

: 1914848

Digital Item Published

: 4-24-2010; updated 3-25-2011

Rights Notice

: Copyright Alma Berson.

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