For 35 years Frank Verlizzo has created some of Broadway's most indelible images. Known in the industry as "Fraver" (an amalgam combining the first three letters of his first and last names), he has created key art for some 300 shows, originating, along the way, the iconic imagery for some of theatre's most beloved shows, including Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King and Ira Levin's Deathtrap.
Here is a look at the reception:
"Design: Fraver, Four Decades of Theatre Poster Art" Opening Reception
Speaking of his posters, Fraver told Playbill, "I always try to keep things simple and tell a little bit of the story. It's impossible to come up with a visual image that tells the entire story, but it's possible to come up with one that gives you a feeling for the kind of evening ahead of you."
"Design: Fraver" will be on view through April 30.
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