Collage and crayon on mylar and paper
sight, 9 1/2 x 12in (24.1 x 30.5cm)
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Theatre production information
Musical with book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, lyrics by Richard Adler, and music by Jerry Ross. Produced at the 46th Street Theatre, New York, 1955.
A latter day Faust, Joe sells his soul to the devil to become a star hitter and to win the pennant for the hapless Washington Senators, encouraged by the sultry temptress Lola (played by Gwen Verdon).
Jean Eckart (American, b.1921, d.1993)
William Eckart (American, b.1920, d.2000)