The Living Theatre of New York
[Lille]: Palais des Beaux-Arts, . Offset. 15 ½ x 23 ½ in. Very good, with light wear commensurate to age. Item #6790
Poster for two performances by the Living Theatre of their respective productions of The Connection and The Apple, both by Jack Gelber and held at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Directed by Judith Malina, designed by Julian Beck, written by Jack Gelber, and with music by Freddie Red, The Connection follows a theatrical producer and writer as they attempt to stage a play about the lives of various proficient drug users and inhabitants of the New York demimonde. The play consists of conversations between the characters as they wait around to score. It won three Obie awards in 1959-1960, including best new play, best all-around production, and best actor. From the first production in 1959 at the Living Theatre.