PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #1
Posted: 4/26/19 at 5:41pm
Frankie & Johnny and Morrissey are up!

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #2
Posted: 5/29/19 at 12:14pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #3
Posted: 5/29/19 at 12:21pm
I feel like the Boston one looked better with the blue
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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #4
Posted: 5/29/19 at 12:28pm

YvanEhtNioj said: "I feel like the Boston one looked better with the blue"

I loved that too, but also like the black and red one. Not sure which I would have chosen though, but the blue one is more colorful 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #5
Posted: 5/29/19 at 4:12pm

I wish Moulin Rouge looked a little more fun and flashy but otherwise it's fine. The movie has such a strong style, it's hard to go wrong with the art. 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #6
Posted: 5/29/19 at 4:17pm

Moulin Rogue is okay, it sort of reminds me of the old Tootsie one. No actual artwork, just the show's logo slammed in the middle of the program. Sort of boring, preferred Boston to this.

 

On a totally different note, when do we get to see what this year's PRIDEbills are going to look like?!? I'm SO EXCITED!

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #7
Posted: 5/29/19 at 4:49pm
Got the pride Playbills at the Fiddler tour last night. Horizontal stripes on a brick background for the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.
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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #8
Posted: 8/12/19 at 6:53pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #9
Posted: 8/12/19 at 6:53pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #10
Posted: 8/12/19 at 6:54pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #11
Posted: 8/12/19 at 6:55pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #12
Posted: 8/12/19 at 6:56pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #13
Posted: 8/12/19 at 7:36pm

I don't know if I love or hate the Slave Play one. I think I like the simplistic design, but they kind of over use it. I get they don't want to give people too much of the play from the marquee/programme, just it doesn't show much of what the play is. 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #14
Posted: 8/12/19 at 8:00pm

I wish the Betrayal was in color.

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #15
Posted: 8/12/19 at 9:45pm
LOVE Slave Play.
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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #16
Posted: 8/19/19 at 6:26pm

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #17
Posted: 8/19/19 at 6:30pm
That Sound Inside playbill is giving me Laurie Metcalfe in The Other Place vibes
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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #18
Posted: 8/20/19 at 4:00am

I get that Betrayal wants to sell their name talent but I'm not sure why they went with headshots where the actors clearly weren't in the same room at the same time. 

Slave Play is... a choice. I don't know if it's just my laptop but it's hard to focus my eyes. The combination of the colors and the way the words are barely outlined and that odd alignment is visually unpleasant. I don't know if that's intentional or bad graphic design.

I actually really like the font for The Rose Tattoo but it feels like another Roundabout cover that was somehow designed without the acknowledgement that it would be in B&W. The background image on the bottom half is pretty indecipherable.

The Sound Inside makes a bold choice. I like it. I'm still not sure I want to see the actual play because it just sounds too depressing. 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #19
Posted: 8/20/19 at 11:36am

Not Broadway, but here's an exciting one! 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #20
Posted: 8/20/19 at 11:40am

I feel like that's too light for little shop of horrors, and not really the vibe of the show at all.

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #21
Posted: 8/20/19 at 11:45am

victoriafr said: "I feel like that's too light for little shop of horrors, and not really the vibe of the show at all."

To me it looks pretty perfect! I actually like the Slave Play Playbill too, but don't really care for Betrayal (like someone else noted - acknowledge the theme at least a little?) or the Rose Tattoo (too literal). These seem far too lazy to be Broadway playbills.

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #22
Posted: 8/20/19 at 1:01pm
I love the shadow of the plant about to devour a human and blood stains on Little Shop.

I wouldn’t exactly call that logo treatment “light” ...
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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #23
Posted: 8/20/19 at 1:15pm

Rose Tattoo suffers from being in black and white. I believe Roundabout only does B&W playbills but man if that was in color I think it'd look so cool! And Slave Play is bold, just like the play itself seems to be. Good choices all around while nothing really stands out either. The Sound Inside is easily the best Imo. 

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #24
Posted: 8/20/19 at 2:14pm

GreasedLightning said: "I love the shadow of the plant about to devour a human and blood stains on Little Shop.

I wouldn’t exactly call that logo treatment “light” ...
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In general I like the Playbill cover but I would make some tweaks. I didn't even notice what the shadow was depicting until I read what you wrote. The stark white makes it feel like it's happening in the dentist's office and all the background colors aside from the title are too desaturated. I would darken that shadow and the mouth of the plant. And maybe change the font but that's personal preference. I do like the blood. It's a more subtle take on the campy style that's been used in the past, likely to evoke the B movie tone.

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PLAYBILL Covers of the 2019-2020 Season #25
Posted: 8/20/19 at 2:48pm
I adore the Little Shop one, the artwork/marketing has been fantastic for that production. I just hope they are still giving out the colored version when I see this in Nov. The black and white one will probably still be nice, just the color version really hits it out if the park.