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Sinclair Lewis, American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright, Nobel Prize Laureate (1930), was born 125 years ago, on February 7, 1885.
The poster below, courtesy of the Library of Congress, By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943 digital collection, was created by the Federal Theater Div. of W.P.A. artists for the theatrical production of Sinclair Lewis’s “It can’t happen here” in Iowa in 1936.

The Federal Theater Div. of W.P.A. presents It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

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March 27th is celebrated as International Day of Theater.

New Orpheum Theatre Curtain

New Orpheum Theatre Curtain

Photograph of a New Orpheum Theatre Curtain in Salt Lake City, UT, 1913. Courtesy of Shipler Photograph Collection, Utah State History Digital Collections. More information about Shipler Photograph Collection from Opening History.

Actors on one of the side stages of the Greek Theater at Griffith Park

Actors on one of the side stages of the Greek Theater at Griffith Park

Actors on one of the side stages of the Greek Theater at Griffith Park, [date unknown]. Photograph courtesy of California Historical Society Digital Archive collection. Learn more about this collection from Opening History aggregation.

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