"Once again a bolt of thunder has been hurled by that Jovian playwright, Tennessee Williams, and the theatre reverberates to its roar. —NY Newsday
"Tennessee Williams recently said something about getting tired of delivering blockbusters to Broadway, but he has certainly provided one in Sweet Bird of Youth…written with enormous dramatic drive…it is a play of overwhelming force." —NY Post
"Despite the acrid nature of its material, Sweet Bird of Youth is Mr. Williams in a relaxed mood as a writer…Sweet Bird of Youth is one of his finest dramas." —The New York Times
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- Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
- Setting: A bedroom and a cocktail lounge at the Royal Palms Hotel, somewhere on the Gulf Coast, Boss Finely's house in St. Cloud.
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Sweet Bird of Youth premiered at the Martin Beck Theater in New York City in March 1959 under the direction of Elia Kazan.