Musicals / Plays Tennessee Williams Plays List

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List of Tennessee Williams plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Tennessee Williams, playwright. This Tennessee Williams plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Tennessee Williams characters. This list of plays by Tennessee Williams is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. A list made up of items like Sweet Bird of Youth and The Rose Tattoo. What plays did Tennessee Williams write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Tennessee Williams and can help you decide, "What are the best Tennessee Williams plays?" (23 items)

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A House Not Meant to Stand is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
A House Not Meant to Stand Tennessee Williams A House Not Meant to Stand is the last play written by Tennessee Williams. It was produced during the 1981–82 season at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago by Gregory Mosher and published for the ...more

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A Streetcar Named Desire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams for which he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December 3, ...more

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Camino Real is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Camino Real Tennessee Williams Camino Real is a 1953 play by Tennessee Williams. In the introduction to the Penguin edition of the play, Williams directs the reader to use the Anglicized pronunciation "Cá-mino ...more

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The Glass Menagerie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams , Jennifer Reed , Dave Mortensen The Glass Menagerie is a four-character memory play by Tennessee Williams which premiered in 1944 and catapulted Williams from obscurity to fame. The play has strong autobiographical elements, ...more

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams. It was produced by the Playwrights' Company. One of Williams's best-known works and his personal favorite, the play won the Pulitzer Prize ...more

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Clothes for a Summer Hotel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Clothes for a Summer Hotel Tennessee Williams Clothes for a Summer Hotel is a 1980 play by Tennessee Williams about the relationship between novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda. A critical and commercial failure, it was ...more

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Not About Nightingales is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Not About Nightingales Tennessee Williams Not About Nightingales is a three act play written by Tennessee Williams in 1938. The play itself focuses on a group of inmates who go on a hunger strike in attempt to better their situation. ...more

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Orpheus Descending is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Orpheus Descending Tennessee Williams Orpheus Descending is a play by Tennessee Williams. It was first presented on Broadway in 1957 where it enjoyed a brief run with only modest success. It was revived on Broadway in 1989, directed ...more

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Period of Adjustment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Period of Adjustment Tennessee Williams Period of Adjustment is a 1960 play by Tennessee Williams that was adapted for the screen in 1962. Both the stage and film versions are set on Christmas Eve and tell the gentle, light-hearted ...more

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Small Craft Warnings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Small Craft Warnings Tennessee Williams Small Craft Warnings is a play by Tennessee Williams, an expansion of an earlier one-act play, Confessional, that was included in the Williams Dragon Country compilation of 1970. It centers on a ...more

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Something Cloudy, Something Cl... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Something Cloudy, Something Clear Tennessee Williams Something Cloudy, Something Clear is an autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams that was originally written in 1941 as a short play titled The Parade, or Approaching the End of a Summer, ...more

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Stairs to the Roof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Stairs to the Roof Tennessee Williams Stairs to the Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams, the last of his apprentice plays. It was completed in December 1941, and premiered at the Pasadena Playhouse on February 26, 1947. The play is ...more

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Suddenly, Last Summer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Suddenly, Last Summer Tennessee Williams Suddenly, Last Summer is a one-act play by Tennessee Williams. It opened off Broadway on January 7, 1958, as part of a double bill with another of Williams's one-acts, Something Unspoken. The ...more

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Summer and Smoke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Summer and Smoke Tennessee Williams Summer and Smoke is a two-part, thirteen-scene 1948 play by Tennessee Williams, originally titled Chart of Anatomy when Williams began work on it in 1945. The phrase "summer and smoke" ...more

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Summer at the Lake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Summer at the Lake Tennessee Williams

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Sweet Bird of Youth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
Sweet Bird of Youth Tennessee Williams Sweet Bird of Youth is a 1959 play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, ...more

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The Milk Train Doesn't Stop He... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore Tennessee Williams The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore is a play written by Tennessee Williams. It debuted at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy, in July 1962. Its first American production was in ...more

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The Night of the Iguana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Night of the Iguana Tennessee Williams The Night of the Iguana is a stage play written by American author Tennessee Williams, based on his 1948 short story. The play premiered on Broadway in 1961. Two film adaptations have been made, ...more

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The Notebook of Trigorin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Notebook of Trigorin Tennessee Williams The Notebook of Trigorin is a play by American playwright Tennessee Williams, adapted from Anton Chekhov's drama The Seagull. Williams based his adaptation primarily on Ann Dunnigan's 1960 ...more

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The Red Devil Battery Sign is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Red Devil Battery Sign Tennessee Williams The Red Devil Battery Sign is a 1975 drama written by American playwright Tennessee Williams. It was revised substantially before publication. In October 1980, the Vancouver Playhouse produced ...more

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The Rose Tattoo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Rose Tattoo Tennessee Williams The Rose Tattoo is a Tennessee Williams play. It opened on Broadway in February 1951, and the film adaptation was released in 1955. It tells the story of an Italian-American widow in Louisiana ...more

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The Seven Descents of Myrtle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
The Seven Descents of Myrtle Tennessee Williams The Seven Descents of Myrtle is a play by Tennessee Williams. It originally began as a short story, which Williams then turned into a one act play, and then later revised it in to the seven act ...more

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This Property is Condemned is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Tennessee Williams Plays List
This Property is Condemned Tennessee Williams This Property is Condemned is a play by Tennessee Williams.