The Seven Descents of Myrtle

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 25, 1968
  • Opening Date: March 27, 1968
  • Closing Date: April 20, 1968
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 29

Playwright: Tennessee Williams


An ineffectual and dying mother's-boy marries a fading actress and brings her home to the family's Southern farm to spite his swarthy half-brother.


Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  José Quintero Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Harvey B. Sabinson Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1969 Actress in a Play Estelle Parsons Nominee
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