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THE GINGHAM DOG
1969

This Lanford Wilson play was his first Broadway drama and my first theatre poster. I recall that I got the job because of my work in rock posters. Also, I would work with this playwright & these producers again on several shows. This was a very serious drama about an interracial couple’s difficult relationship in a time of racial turmoil. The producers wanted to counter this seriousness with the colorful, happy look of a musical. It ran for only 5 performances. Also, it was to be Diana Sands’ last performance before her tragic early death from cancer. Though it is not a piece of work I favor, it is shown for its historical relevance.

The Gingham Dog