Sweet Bird of Youth. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams
. Incidental music by Paul Bowles
. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costumes for Miss Page created by Theoni Vachlioti Aldredge. Assistant Scenic Design: Hugh Hardy. Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner:...
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I have no natural gift to be anything - not an athlete, not an actor, not a writer, not a director, a painter of garden porches - not anything. So I've worked really hard, because nothing ever came easily to me.
Was training to be a pilot while in the Navy, but was discovered to be color-blind, ending his flying aspirations.
While he played similar system-bucking, troubled young men as such near contemporaries as Marlon Brando
and James Dean
, Newman's characters were often more humorous, introspective and self-assured. Newman's character's conflicts were often ironic and (intentionally) borderline-absurd.