The League of Professional Theatre Women is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote visibility and increase opportunities for women in the professional theatre. They publish Women in Theatre Magazine and the Theatre Now! podcast.
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) was founded in 1961 with a grant from the Ford Foundation to foster communication among professional, community and university theatres. TCG publishes American Theatre Magazine, and supports the theatre through grants and advocacy.
These 146 theater playbills and programs provide information about variety theater productions, including names of performers, productions, the different acts that comprised an evening's entertainment, and advertisements. The items selected represent all the variety-related materials found among the thousands of souvenir theater playbills and programs housed in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.