Marriage of convenience - Jozsef Attila Theatre

Hungarian title:

Érdekházasság - József Attila Színház

Artist:

Schaffer, Judit

Size:

Tram poster (cca. 17 x 24 cm)

Year:

1959

Condition:

Fine, fold mark on the bottom right corner and light stain at the bottom

Material:

Paper, offset lithography.

Price: US$200

Description:

Tram poster for a theatre play 'Marriage of convenience' by Mátyás Csizmarek, Jenő Semsei, László Nádassi. The premiere of the play was in 1959, June 12. The poster shows a couple sitting on a heart and a snake is sneaking up between them. This image probably sums up what the play was about. It was staged in József Attila theater in 1959. The design is lovely, made in the typical cartoon style of the 1960s. 

The designer Judit Schaffer was an awarded costume designer working for József Attila Theatre from 1956. She was also working for the National Theatre, then the Hungarian State Opera House among other Hungarian and foreign theatres and TV shows. 

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