Definition of playbill
: a bill advertising a play and usually announcing the cast
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More than 70,000 playbills, posters and ephemera from the history of the Brooklyn Academy of Music — from as far back as the Civil War era — are now available through the Leon Levy BAM Digital Archive, which opened to the public on Tuesday.
The hilarious fake cast bios in the playbill have references to the 1970s.
The section is well illustrated with playbills, advertisements and photographs of Indians that were taken to be sold at the shows.
Artistic director Damaso Rodriguez explains in the playbill that the company wanted to give some of its women resident artists great feature roles.
Submissions came from as close as Triton's campus and as far away as Michigan, according to the playbill.
Singer was also the group's publicity and marketing director, having designed the posters, artwork, tickets, playbills and t-shirts for the show.
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First Known Use of playbill
Definition of Playbill
—used for a theater program
PLAYBILL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of playbill for English Language Learners
: a poster or piece of paper that advertises a play
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