Scene design for 1950 Club in Hallelujah Baby

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Artist: Jean Eckart, American, 1921-1994
Artist: William Eckart, American, 1920-2000
ca. 1967
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Object detail

Crayon, graphite, and ink on paper
7 7/8 x 9 3/4in (20 x 24.8cm)
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Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
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Theatre production
Musical with book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden, and music by Jule Styne. Produced at the Martin Beck Theatre, New York, 1967.
Further information
In scenes set in different decades, the show's star, Leslie Uggams, seeks success as a singer. In the 1950s, she works in an expensive nightclub, but her boyfriend, a civil rights activist, challenges her goals.
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