Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for debut of Rodgers & Hammerstein`s `Flower Drum Song`, starring Pat Suzuki, Miyoshi Umeki & Ed Kenney. (Umeki had won Best Supporting Actress Oscar a year earlier for `Sayonara`). Featuring Conrad Yama, Keye Luke, Larry Blyden, Juanita Hall & Arabelle Hong. Directed by Gene Kelly, choreographed by Carol Haney, designed by Oliver Smith, the production ran 12/1/58 - 5/7/60 for 600 performances at the St. James Theatre. The illustration was used for the New York Journal-American, includes clipping.
This piece is on 15.00" x 22.00" illustration board, with an image that measures to 9.00" x 18.00." Fine condition.