Design for Baseball Curtain in Damn Yankees

Maker and role
Artist: Jean Eckart, American, 1921-1994
Artist: William Eckart, American, 1920-2000
ca. 1955
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Object detail

Collage and crayon on mylar and paper
sight, 9 1/2 x 12in (24.1 x 30.5cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
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Theatre production
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.
Further information
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).
An Eye for the Stage; William J. Chiego, Jody Blake (American, b.1953); 2004; p. 60


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