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The Wingless Victory is a 1936 three-act tragedy written by Maxwell Anderson, set in the year 1800. It was produced on Broadway by Katharine Cornell and staged by Guthrie McClintic, running for 110 performances from December 23, 1936, to March 1937 at the Empire Theatre. Jo Mielziner created the scenic and costume design.

The Wingless Victory
Jo Mielziner's portrait of Katharine Cornell
in The Wingless Victory on the cover of
Stage magazine (January 1937)
Written byMaxwell Anderson
Date premieredDecember 23, 1936
Place premieredEmpire Theatre
New York City
Original languageEnglish
SettingLiving room of a house in Salem, Massachusetts, cabin on the ship Wingless Victory



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Atkinson, Brooks (December 24, 1936). "The Play; Katharine Cornell As a Malay Princess In Maxwell Anderson's 'The Wingless Victory'". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-10-25.

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