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Artist Frank "Fraver" Verlizzo


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The artist's narrative:

EQUUS — Although I number it among favorite plays, my first opportunity to design posters for this Peter Shaffer drama came fairly recently when asked to create artwork concepts as part of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ 2017 season. Another of my poster designs presented for PDB’s production of Equus was selected over this stark graphic treatment.

Employing black, white, and red inks or dyes has a substantial history in theatre poster advertising. When I first began designing in 1976, using this color palette was encouraged since, due to limited technology at the time, printing companies could keep costs at a minimum using just two color plates—black and red—since the white was always supplied by the paper stock. However, I grew fond of its proven effectiveness and chose it quite often for my Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional theatre poster designs.



Technical information:

A framed poster with museum-quality paper and a beautiful frame.

  • Size 20x28 inches (51x71 cm)
  • 200 gsm / 80 lb matte (uncoated) paper
  • Lightweight 1-2 cm (0.4-0.8") thick frame
  • Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass.
  • Includes hanging kit, to hang in both portrait and landscape orientations.
  • For indoor use

The frame and poster are delivered together, but not mounted. 



The purchase of this poster is intended for personal display by the intended user. The purchase does not constitute any license, or permission for promotion, advertising or any commercial or non-commercial exploitation. All rights remain the property of the artist.