Mad Men Season 5 episode 9, "Christmas Waltz": Don Draper and his wife see a play. The stage is gray with blocks, the cast's clothes are gray too.

Was it real? What was the name of the play?

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Yes, it was a real play. From Wikipedia:

Megan (Jessica Paré) and Don watch the play America Hurrah, in which a character rants against TV advertisements. After the play, they argue about its negative portrayal of advertising.

It was a satirical play that premiered in 1966. You can also see the playbill in this clip, around 0:30:

  • Thanks Walt for the quick response. I did not think to read wikipedia could help at all. But you see.. :| Commented Dec 21, 2015 at 2:36

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