Mural Detail, The World of Radio, 1934
The banner reads “Scene from the Miracle,” referencing the 1924 production of The Miracle, produced and directed by Max Reinhardt. The show marked the beginning of Dragonette’s singing career. Reinhardt selected Dragonette from over one hundred singers for the only solo singing role of the angel—because she achieved perfect pitch without accompaniment. Dragonette never physically appeared on stage; her voice alone launched her career.
It is credited
Gift of Nicholas Meredith Turner in memory of Jessica Dragonette.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The World of Radio.