Battle of Angels (1940)

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Start date: 
1 January 1940
End date: 
31 December 1940
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Production notes: 
Symbolic modern recasting of the Orpheus legend. Revised 1955 as Orpheus Descending. First performed 1957/03/21, Martin Beck Theatre, New York
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Tennessee Williams Writer
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 780 McGraw-Hill 1984, 5:157, 160 / Lee 1961, pp. 311, 312 / Segal 1989, pp. 173f.

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