- a program or announcement of a play.
Origin of playbill
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Examples from the Web for playbill
According to the playbill, the answer is neither heaven nor hell (nor purgatory).The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)
October 26, 2014
My best strategy this season was not looking at the Playbill before I saw the show.A Tony Voter on Bryan Cranston’s Overrated LBJ, Neil Patrick Harris’s Underwhelming Hedwig
June 4, 2014
Here's your afternoon culture news links: Idina Menzel Renamed Adele Dazeem in Playbill.
“Somebody asked us to sign their Playbill,” he said with a laugh, still tickled by the idea.Broadway's Gay-Marriage Bonanza
July 30, 2011
It was in honour of these that the playbill was written out.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia
A playbill is not always the most truth-telling publication in the world.
His face is not familiar on the posters; and his name is not in large type on the playbill.Inquiries and Opinions
Some new development of the playbill in this direction may be in store for us in the future.
There is probably no playbill extant of an earlier date than 1663.
- a poster or bill advertising a play
- the programme of a play