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Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Streetcar named Desire


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    • Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
    • Streetcar named Desire
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  • Work Begun

    • (edtf) 1947
  • Work Locale

    • (naf) United States
  • Form

    • (lcgft) Drama
  • Variants

    • Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Tennessee Williams "A streetcar named Desire"
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  • Sources

    • found: Schröder, R. J. Vom Drama zum Film, 1983:t.p. (Tennessee Williams "A Streetcar Named Desire")
    • found: LC data base, 5-1-84(hdg.: Williams, Tennessee, 1911- Streetcar named Desire)
    • found: Wikipedia, January 16, 2016:A Streetcar Named Desire (play) (A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948; genre: Southern Gothic; in 1951, a film adaptation of the play, directed by Elia Kazan; In 1995, an opera was adapted and composed by André Previn with a libretto by Philip Littell; A 1952 ballet production with choreography by Valerie Bettis, featured the music of Alex North, who had composed the music for the 1951 film; Another ballet production was staged by John Neumeier in Frankfurt in 1983. Music included Visions fugitives by Prokofiev and Alfred Schnittke's First Symphony. In 2012, Scottish Ballet collaborated with theatre and film director Nancy Meckler and international choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa to create a new staging of A Streetcar Named Desire; In 1955, the television program Omnibus featured Jessica Tandy reviving her original Broadway performance as Blanche, with her husband, Hume Cronyn, as Mitch. It aired only portions of the play that featured the Blanche and Mitch characters. The multi-Emmy Award-winning 1984 television version featured Ann-Margret as Blanche; A 1995 television version was based on the highly successful Broadway revival that starred Alec Baldwin and Jessica Lange) A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) (A Streetcar Named Desire is a 1951 American drama film, with elements of film noir, an adaptation of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 play of the same name)
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