Artist Statement: This piano is designed to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ theatre community and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Since 2015, Playbill’s iconic yellow trademark switched to a rainbow design in honor of the June Pride month each year. Founded in 1884, Playbill is an internationally known trademark that is synonymous with theatre and a symbol of the arts. Playbill Magazine is distributed to every Broadway theatre, the most prestigious Off-Broadway companies, and regional theatre and fine arts institutions in 23 cities across the country. In 2019 Playbill will produce 3.5 million programs monthly for distribution in more than 150 theatres.
  • 2019

Pride of Broadway

Artist

Playbill

Founded in 1884, Playbill is an internationally known trademark that is synonymous with theatre and a symbol of the arts. Playbill Magazine is distributed to every Broadway theatre, the most prestigious Off-Broadway companies, and regional theatre and fine arts institutions in 23 cities across the country.

This piano was designed and created by Playbill staff led by Leonard Rodino (Sales Operations & Events) with assistance from Alex Birsh (Vice President), Dean Greer (Creative Services Manager), Jana Mallo (Manager, Playbill Travel Guest Relations), Eric Powers (Sales Assistant), and Madison Knox (Volunteer).

Piano History

Public Location

Christopher Park (June 3 - 30, 2019)

Permanent Home

Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School (Delivered Fall 2019)