Mornings at Seven

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Mornings at Seven (1939) is a play by American playwright Paul Osborn [1] (1901-1988). Its plot focuses on four aging sisters living in a small Midwestern town in 1938, and it deals with ramifications within the family when two of them begin to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it’s too late.

The original text

The original Broadway production, directed by Joshua Logan, opened on November 30, 1939, at the Longacre Theatre.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1959: Presented by NTO Kamertoneel in Bellville, produced by Victor Melleney in 1959. The cast: Victor Melleney (Thor), Dai Armstrong (Cora), Joyce Bradley (Arry), Jane Fenn (Ida), Michael Drin (Carl), Don Howie (Homer), Eveline Garratt (Myrtle), Gretel Mills (Esther), Alec Bell (David). Decor by Frank Graves, costumes by Doreen Graves, stage manager Athol Fugard, lighting by Pip Marshall.


Wikipedia [2].

Mornings at Seven (NTO) theatre programme, 1959.

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