100,000+ Wonderful Pieces of Theater Ephemera Digitized by The New York Public Library | Open Culture

Living in New York, it’s not unusual to encounter ardent theater lovers who’ve carefully preserved decades worth of programs, tickets, and ephemera from every play they’ve ever seen. These collections can get a bit hoarder-y, as anyone who’s ever sorted through the belongings of a recently departed lifelong audience member can attest.If theater is dead – as gloomy Cassandras have been predicting since the advent of screens – these monoliths of Playbills and stubs constitute one hell of a tomb.

Source: 100,000+ Wonderful Pieces of Theater Ephemera Digitized by The New York Public Library | Open Culture

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