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21/03/1957 Tennessee Williams' 'Orpheus Descending' premieres in NYC

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Orpheus Descending

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"Orpheus Descending" T Williams Chiara Centioni

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Orpheus Descending

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Grace-Anne Rossi - Orpheus Descending Monologue

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Shattered Globe Theatre presents ORPHEUS DESCENDING - Interview with Joe Wiens (Val)

Orpheus Descending is a rewrite of Williams's play „Battle of Angels“ from 1940. It is a modernized retelling of the ancient Greek legend about Orpheus. The play premiered and ran briefly on Broadway with modest success. It later had 2 movie adaptations and also appeared as two-act opera by Bruce Saylor and J. D. McClatchy.
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