Battle of Angels (1940)

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Start date: 
1 January 1940
End date: 
31 December 1940
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Production notes: 
Drama. 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

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Georgics Virgil
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 794 McGraw-Hill 1984, 5:157, 160 / Lee 1961, pp. 311, 312 / Segal 1989, pp. 173f.

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