|Dallas, TX: Kalita Humphreys Theater|
Country: United States of America
Location: 3636 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Built 1955-1959 by Frank Lloyd Wright as one of his last works. Opened 27 Dec 1959 with Thomas Wolfe's "Of Time and the River". Named in honour of the American actress Kalita Humphreys (1914-1954) who had died in a plane crash in 1954. As a memorial, her parents gave a substantial donation towards the construction of the theatre. 497 seats. 1959-2009 home to the Dallas Theater Center, since then still used as a venue by that company.
Front Text: inscription: "The Kalita Humphreys Theater"|
Reverse Text: "Dallas Theatre Center. 3636 Turtle Creek Dr. Dallas, Texas. World famous Dallas Theatre Center. The only theatre in the world designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Hundreds of visitors a week ar attracted to this unique repertory theatre and graduate school of drama. "
Publisher: Texas Post Card & Novelty Co., Dallas
Type: Divided Back
Sent: from Dallas to Levallois-Perret (France), 1964
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