STAGE PORTRAIT: Born Yesterday's Jim Belushi, Nina Arianda and Robert Sean Leonard
22 Apr 2011
Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.
Fallin now captures the current revival of Born Yesterday, Garson Kanin's 1940s hit comedy about a rough-edged chorus girl named Billie Dawn, who refines herself in the context of a world of politics, greed and corruption. The production will officially open on Broadway April 24 following previews from March 31. Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt) directs.
Ken Fallin began his career as an illustrator by lovingly mimicking the style of the late, legendary Al Hirschfeld for the poster art for Forbidden Broadway. Since that time he has been a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal as well as The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Hollywood Reporter, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune and The New Yorker.
His work has illustrated major ad campaigns for American Express, Showtime and Belvedere Vodka. Most recently, he was nominated for a 2010 Emmy for his animated commercial for CNBC.
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