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Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing

02/02/18 through 05/13/18

The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Avenue Map

212-685-0008


02-02-2018 12:00:00 13-05-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Tennessee Williams: No Refuge but Writing One of the greatest American playwrights of the twentieth century, Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) was a master of language and a tireless craftsman. This exhibition focuses on Williams's career during the years 1939–1957, when he authored such masterpieces as The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The show examines his creative process and his involvement with the production of his plays, along with their reception and lasting impact. Uniting his original drafts, private diaries, and personal letters with paintings, photographs, production stills, and other objects, the exhibition tells the story of one man's struggle for self-expression and how it changed the landscape of American drama. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=243401 The Morgan Library & Museum The Morgan Library & Museum

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One of the greatest American playwrights of the twentieth century, Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) was a master of language and a tireless craftsman. This exhibition focuses on Williams's career during the years 1939–1957, when he authored such masterpieces as The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The show examines his creative process and his involvement with the production of his plays, along with their reception and lasting impact. Uniting his original drafts, private diaries, and personal letters with paintings, photographs, production stills, and other objects, the exhibition tells the story of one man's struggle for self-expression and how it changed the landscape of American drama.

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