The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld
First special exhibition at new museum devoted to "The Line King"
November 11, 2022 to March 3, 2023
» The Museum of Broadway, New York

The Museum of Broadway has announced the first special exhibit that will be featured in the Museum, “The American Theatre as seen by Hirschfeld,” curated by David Leopold, Creative Director of The Al Hirschfeld Foundation. This new exhibition, on display from November 15, 2022 to March 15, 2023, is created exclusively for the Museum of Broadway, and takes visitors through nine decades of Hirschfeld’s iconic images of theater in this country through twenty-five drawings and prints from 1928 to 2002. Visitors will be brought face to face with the original productions of Fiddler on the Roof, The Phantom of the Opera, The King and I, Sunday in the Park with George, Funny Girl, Ragtime, Beauty and the Beast, and Hairspray, among others. Hirschfeld drew more posters for Broadway shows than any other artist, and two walls are in the exhibition are dedicated to posters, programs and album covers. Visitors will also be able to see a replica...