"1959 Broadway Production of "The Moonbird""   Lot no. 2423

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Oct 9, 1959 (Estimated)
12.75" x 14.75"
Pen and Ink on Cardstock
Signed Lower Right



Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1959 Broadway production of `The Moonbird`, starring Wally Cox, Phyllis Newman & Michael Hordern. An English adaptation of Marcel Ayme`s popular 1955 French stage comedy, the show was a notorious flop, produced by Harry Belafonte, George Justin & Leo Kerz, directed and designed by Leo Kerz. The show had only 3 performances 10/9-10/1959 at the Cort Theatre. The Illustration was commissioned for the New York Herald Tribune, includes clipping.

This illustration is on 15.00" x 22.00" cardstock with a 12.75" x 14.25" image. Minor edge soiling.

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