"Filled with poetic insights and engrossing character studies, this haunting memory play, as produced on Broadway, marked a return by the author to the style and substance of his early masterpieces...Vieux Carré ranks with his finest, and surely his most candid works...a late new flowering of the author's genius." — New York Daily News
"Williams has always been frightfully honest, speaking from the heart with the unmistakable voice of an artist. We are lucky indeed to have so magnificent a poet in our midst." — New York Post
"…the murmurings of genius…an authentic voice of the twentieth-century theatre." — The New York Times
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- Time Period: 1930s
- Setting: The period between winter 1938 and spring 1939.
A rooming house, No. 722 Toulouse St. in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
- Features / Contains: Period Costumes
Vieux Carre premiered at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, UK in May 1978 under the direction of Keith Hack.