Ballad of the Sad Cafe Playbill (SMC 60)
Scope and ContentCarson McCullers (1917-1967), noted Columbus author, penned The Ballad of the Sad Café in 1951. In 1963 the play was adapted to the stage by Edward Albee. This playbill covers the premier performance of October 30, 1963 at the Martin Beck Theatre. Permission to Publish Permission to publish material from the Ballad of the Sad Café Playbill collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Ballad of the Sad Café Playbill (SMC 60) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia
ProvenanceDonated to the Columbus State University Archives in November of 2003 by Reagan Grimsley.
Note to ResearchersSee also: The Bradley Memorial Library Carson McCullers Collection (MC 184)Carson McCullers Center for Writers and MusciansCarson McCullers Society Records (MC 192)
John Zeigler and Edwin Peacock Collection (MC 182)Item List Item 1: Playbill, October 30, 1963. Ballad of the Sad Café