"Stars and Treasures" Exhibit at NYPL for the Performing Arts to Shine Nov. 21

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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will present the exhibit "Stars and Treasures: 75 Years of Collecting Theatre" — celebrating the 75th anniversary of the library's Billy Rose Theatre Division — from Nov. 21 through May 5, 2007.

The exhibit includes items on loan from theatre actors including Mary-Louise Parker, Christopher Plummer, Cherry Jones, Angela Lansbury and Roger Rees. It also includes items such as early drafts of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Gypsy Rose Lee's diploma from Minsky University of Strip-Tease and a letter from John Wilkes Booth's brother telling of his first presidential vote, for Abraham Lincoln.

Admission to the exhibit is free. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza. For more information visit www.nypl.org/research/lpa/lpa.html.

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