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a wicked comedy LOOT
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Illustration of a person made with six white stripes. Three white fingers drawn in between two of the stripes. A set of eyes placed on the stripe above and the stripe below the fingers. The words "a wicked comedy" are on the top of the button in tiny white letters and the word "Loot" in white capital letters are placed underneath. The illustration and words are over a red background. 

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MUSIC BOX THEATRE 239 W. 45 ST. 239-6200 AFL - CIO LOCAL 64 UNION MADE

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This is a button promoting Loot by Joe Orton; a dark comedic play satirizing the Roman Catholic Church and social attitudes through the adventures of two thieves. It is specifically referencing it's Broadway revival in 1986 at the Music Box Theatre. This revival starred Alec Baldwin and Charles Keating, among others. It was awarded Outer Critics Circle Awards for best revival and director. 

Sources: Loot- Opening Night at Music Box Theatre (2015). Inside the playbill. Playbill Vault. http://www.playbillvault.com/Show/Detail/Whos_who/13046/29196/Loot

Wikipedia (2015 May, 18). Loot (play). Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loot_(play)

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