Darren Criss, Al Hirschfeld and Glee Tuesday 3rd January 2012 Darren Criss from the TV show Glee makes his Broadway debut in the musical 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying' at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre - Curtain Call. New York City, USA
Jane Powell and Al Hirschfeld - Jane Powell and Dickie Moore New York City, USA - Al Hirschfeld Permanent Installation Reception and Unveiling held at The New York Public Library for Performing Arts. Tuesday 25th January 2011
Katrina Bowden and Al Hirschfeld - Katrina Bowden from the TV show '30 Rock' New York City, USA - Opening night of the Broadway musical production of 'Elf' at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre - Arrivals. Sunday 14th November 2010
The world knows Hirschfeld from his portraiture, but The Line King reveals a lot more of the man, from his interest in Eastern artistic styles, travels to communist Russia, political cartooning, and more. His impact on the creation of some of Broadway's most classic plays is duly noted, as well. One of the most interesting things in the film -- or that I've heard in my life, really -- involves the fact that the Pentagon uses the hidden "NINAs" (his daughter) in Hirschfeld's drawings to train pilots how to look for camouflaged targets.
Continue reading: The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story Review
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