Scene design for Theatre Street, Act I, in The Girl in Pink Tights

Maker and role
Artist: Eldon Elder, American, 1924-2000
Year
1954

Media/materials
Watercolor and ink on paper
Measurements
10 x 18 3/4in (25.4 x 47.6cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.81
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Musical wtih book by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, lyrics by Leo Robin, and music by Sigmund Romberg. Choreography by Agnes de Mille. Produced at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York, 1954.
Further information
In this design for The Girl in Pink Tights, the downstage wings and overhead banner framing the perspective vista in the backdrop recall "scena quadro" (square scene), so much a part of European scene design of the 1700s.

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