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Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams

30 Years Ago Monday: Tennessee Williams Dies In Manhattan Hotel Suite

On Feb. 25, 1983 — 30 years ago Monday — playwright Tennessee Williams was found dead in his home at the iconic Hotel Elysée in Midtown Manhattan.

02/25/2013

James Franco arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: James Franco Backs Out Of Broadway Debut

It looks like Franco-philes – as in James Franco – will have to wait a wee bit longer to see their man on the Great White Way. James Franco was slated to make his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth.

08/31/2011