"Alfred Drake in the Lead Role of Barnaby Goodchild in "Sing Out, Sweet Land"   Lot no. 2337

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 27, 1944 (Estimated)
9.00" x 7.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Alfred Drake in the lead role of Barnaby Goodchild for 1944 Broadway musical revue `Sing Out, Sweet Land`. Directed by Walter Kerr & Leon Leonidoff, designed by Albert R. Johnson & Lucinda Ballard, the show ran 12/27/44 - 3/24/45, for 102 performances at the International Theatre. Drawing appeared in the New York Journal-American during the run, includes clipping. On 12 1/2" x 10" illustration board, with blue indicating halftone, white corrections by GW. Alfred Drake had just come off his great success as Curly in the debut of `Oklahoma!` a year earlier. 9" x 7 1/2" image. Minor edge soiling, notations.

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