Scene design for The Vamp

Maker and role
Artist: Raoul Pène Du Bois, American, 1912-1985
Year
1955

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Media/materials
Gouache on layered board
Measurements
6 1/2 x 10 3/4in (16.5 x 27.3cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
Accession number
TL1999.233
Department
Location
Theatre production information
Musical with book by John LaTouche and Sam Locke, lyrics by John LaTouche, and music by James Mundy. Premiered at the Winter Garden Theatre, New York, 1955.
Further information
The Vamp, starring Carol Channing in the title role, was a musical spoof of the early days of the New York and Hollywood film industries. Cinemas, like "Hubbard's Movie House" in The Vamp, eventually displaced live theatres from Times Square.

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