Ugliest Broadway posters

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:12pm
The other thread had me thinking. What are the ugliest posters created for Broadway? Obviously, Welcome to the Club is a given.

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:14pm
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:15pm
Bridges of Madison County (original red). The show looked so boring to me, and I didn't want to take a chance so I rushed instead. If they had done a better job with the marketing I might have bought a full-price ticket (and if I had time to see it again I would have). The staff looked so cringeworthy walking around in that red merchandise.

The new marketing campaign was a lot better, but far too late to help save the show.

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:22pm
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:22pm
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:23pm
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So everyone can see how ugly it is

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:23pm
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:28pm
Beautiful hasn't gotten new posters yet, and I'm not sure why. I like the new cover a lot more.
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:29pm
Do you mean the one with the piano? Because, yes they do

http://tritongallery.com/triton/posters/beautifulphoto.htm
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:38pm
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I'm gonna dredge up some from the mega-flops of the '70s. Perhaps these hideous designs contributed to their failures??

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:38pm
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Just awful!

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Ugliest Broadway posters#11
Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:38pm
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This is one that I kinda like but kinda hate at the same time.

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:40pm
I feel the same way about Via Galactica. I think I really like the typography for the title, but that's it.
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Ugliest Broadway posters#13
Posted: 1/2/15 at 10:41pm
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Here's the full poster for Rachael Lily

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Posted: 1/2/15 at 11:26pm
keep in mind posters are very influenced by the periods they were designed in.
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 11:27pm
Rachel the show was as ugly as the poster.
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Ugliest Broadway posters#16
Posted: 1/2/15 at 11:36pm
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder's poster looks ugly. Its orange & gave me the impression that the show would suck... and it did. Posters do make me want to see shows sometimes... like the Gigi revival design looks amazing!
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Posted: 1/2/15 at 11:36pm
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder's poster looks ugly. Its orange & gave me the impression that the show would suck... and it did. Posters do make me want to see shows sometimes... like the Gigi revival design looks amazing!
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Posted: 1/3/15 at 12:15am
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Ugliest Broadway posters#20
Posted: 1/3/15 at 2:44am
The Carrie poster is actually quite fierce, especially when you take into account that her face is made out of telepathy symbols.
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Posted: 1/3/15 at 3:06am
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Posted: 1/3/15 at 3:50am
They must have just gotten new posters at Beautiful. I know that the playbills have had the new design for awhile. I LOVE the new version, and really dislike the older one.

I agree that the original Carrie artwork kicks butt. As for Gentleman's Guide I hated the poster with just the hat, but I love the new one with the piano that advertises the show's Tony win.
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Posted: 1/3/15 at 8:00am
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Posted: 1/3/15 at 4:44pm
The poster for Footloose is hideous! Looks like a 6 year old drew it!