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He's the most famous man you've never heard of.

In the 1850s John Banvard did more to elevate fine arts than any single American artist before him. Banvard was the most famous living painter in the world and the first millionaire artist, world-renowned for his three-mile long moving panorama celebrating the majesty of the Mighty Mississippi. Today an examination of reference books will not turn up a single mention of his name. John Banvard, the greatest artist of his time, has been utterly obliterated by history. This musical tells his story.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr 25min (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons, Off-Broadway

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