Today celebrate with us the birthday of one of America’s brightest stage and screen stars, Gwenyth Evelyn Verdon born January 13, 1925.
Age 34 “Glamorous Redhead Gwen Verdon” Magazine Cover
“The Theatre, Magazine of Drama, Comedy, Music”
from “January, 1959″ sold for “25 cents”
“Broadway’s Complicated Redhead Gwen Verdon dances like a goddess lives like a recluse and is the sole support of the town’s most popular musical.” Continue reading
“National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Gwen Verdon, Best Original Cast Show Album – 1959, “REDHEAD”
See REDHEAD original cast recording ablum cover Continue reading
A single page advertising handbill (flyer) promoting ticket sales for the pre-Broadway tryout of the Dorothy Fields musical comedy “REDHEAD” at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. beginning “December 30th, 1958.” “REDHEAD” was in full production over the 1958 New Years Eve holiday and first two weeks of January in 1959.
“Entire Production Directed and Choreographed by BOB FOSSE”
Advertising handbills (heralds) were distributed or inserted into the playbills of other productions to help generate ticket sales for upcoming shows and events. This single page, two-sided handbill measures 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches and includes a ticket order form with promotional text on the backside reading in-part: Continue reading