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Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1911
Date Of Death:
February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place:
Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
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Tennessee Williams News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1911
Date of Death: February 25, 1983 (71)
Birth Place: Columbus, MS, USA
Gender: Male
New CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out NowNew CD OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

A century's worth of treasures emerge from the shadows of both memory and history in this new CD, OUT OF THE SHADOWS: REDISCOVERED AMERICAN ART SONGS. (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre Calls Artists to Create 2017 Season ArtworkSouth Bend Civic Theatre Calls Artists to Create 2017 Season Artwork
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

2017 marks South Bend Civic Theatre's 60th anniversary season. To help us celebrate six decades of community theatre, we are inviting local artists to collaborate with us to create original artwork for six of our productions in the 2017 seasons. (more...)

BWW Review: Lovely Dreamlike Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE at City TheatreBWW Review: Lovely Dreamlike Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE at City Theatre
by Frank Benge - Jul 25, 2016

THE GLASS MENAGERIE was Tennessee Williams first successful play. It premiered in Chicago in 1944 and later transferred to Broadway. This four character memory play took Williams from obscurity to fame, winning the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1945. The most strongly autobiographical of his work it features characters based on his overbearing mother and his fragile sister Rose. Before the play Williams had covered the material in both a short story called 'Portrait of a Girl in Glass' and a screenplay written earlier called The Gentleman Caller. The play is the most lyrically beautiful of all of Williams work, due mostly to the poetry of Tom's soliloquies to the audience. It examines the isolation of people who can't connect to each other or the world at large. (more...)

2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON & KINGDOM OF EARTH at St. Lukes2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON & KINGDOM OF EARTH at St. Lukes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Executive Producers Roy Nevans and John Lant, in association with Edmund Gaynes, are pleased to present 2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON andKINGDOM OF EARTH, a limited engagement directed by Marilyn Fried and starringKathryn Luce Garfunkel.  (more...)

Brian Dennehy Conducts Master Class For Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater FestBrian Dennehy Conducts Master Class For Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is excited to announce that Brian Dennehy, one of America's foremost actors, acclaimed for interpreting complex characters on stage and screen, will be sharing his expertise in a Master Acting Class during this year's festival:  Beyond Success:  Tennessee Williams and Eugene O'Neill. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Curtis, From 'Dell Dude' to 'Connor Stephens'BWW Interview: Ben Curtis, From 'Dell Dude' to 'Connor Stephens'
by Joseph F. Panarello - Jul 20, 2016

Actor Ben Curtis talks about his role in 'The Crusade of Connor Stephens' as well as some upcoming musical gigs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 2 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS at St. Luke's TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at 2 BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS at St. Luke's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Executive Producers Roy Nevans and John Lant, in association with Edmund Gaynes, are pleased to present 2 By Tennessee Williams: 27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON and KINGDOM OF EARTH, a limited engagement directed by Marilyn Fried and starring Kathryn Luce Garfunkel. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

The National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces CastingThe National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016 and visiting The Bristol Hippodrome from the 19th - 24th September 2016. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Sally Field Visits THE COLOR PURPLE's Heather Headley, Joaquina KalukangoPHOTO FLASH: THE GLASS MENAGERIE's Sally Field Visits THE COLOR PURPLE's Heather Headley, Joaquina Kalukango
by Michael Dale - Jul 18, 2016

The Oscar and Emmy winner pays a backstage visit after taking in the hit Broadway revival. (more...)

THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS 2014-15 Hits the ShelvesTHE BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS 2014-15 Hits the Shelves
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

The Best American Short Plays 2014-2015 is the next installment from series editor William W. Demastes. This volume takes a look at the trinity Shakespeare coined as "the lunatic, the lover, and the poet." The works in this volume explore whimsical, imaginative, humorous, and romantic themes. (more...)

Photo Flash: An Inside Look at KINGDOM OF EARTH at the Odyssey TheatrePhoto Flash: An Inside Look at KINGDOM OF EARTH at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Tennessee Williams aficionados will have the chance to view one of his lesser-known works in a rare Los Angeles production this summer. Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot) directs Susan Priver, Brian Burke and Daniel Felix de Weldon in Kingdom of Earth, a darkly comic psychodrama set to openJuly 15 as a guest production, presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliverand Gary Guidinger, at the Odyssey Theatre. BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the rare production below! Check it out! (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Announces 2016-17 Season With Plays by Naomi Wallace, Emily MannPlayhouse Creatures Theatre Company Announces 2016-17 Season With Plays by Naomi Wallace, Emily Mann
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Playhouse Creatures will commence its 6th Concert Performance of the original rock opera, Lady Monday, at the TACT Studios on 900 Broadway at 19th Street. Full event details, below. (more...)

BWW Review: KINGDOM OF EARTH - Sometimes Hot, Sometimes Wet, All Times InvolvingBWW Review: KINGDOM OF EARTH - Sometimes Hot, Sometimes Wet, All Times Involving
by Gil Kaan - Jul 16, 2016

Tennessee Williams' KINGDOM OF EARTH receives a visually arresting mounting with a strong cast at the Odyssey Theatre. Director Michael Arabian keeps the tensions steady amongst his able trio of performers. (more...)

Libby Winters and Ito Aghayere Set For UNIFORMS Off-BroadwayLibby Winters and Ito Aghayere Set For UNIFORMS Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Director Jimmy Maize (Spoon River Anthology at The Invisible Dog) and BOSS (En Garde Arts) will lead actresses Libby Winters (American Idiot) and Ito Aghayere (Lortel Nomination for Familiar at Playwrights Horizons) in Uniforms by Jeffrey James Keyes (The End of Days &Imaginary Friends) next month in the Samuel French 41st Annual Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival in New York City. (more...)

See Bold Plays of O'Neill and Williams in THE BEST SMALL TOWN IN THE COUNTRYSee Bold Plays of O'Neill and Williams in THE BEST SMALL TOWN IN THE COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

At the four-day Festival, Beyond Success:  Tennessee Williams and Eugene O'Neill,  the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival (TW Festival) offers a delightful theater and travel experience to discover Provincetown, rated one of 'the best small towns in America' for its beauty and culture.* (more...)

YEAR OF THE IGUANA to Explore Tennessee Williams' Life at Studio Theatre Long IslandYEAR OF THE IGUANA to Explore Tennessee Williams' Life at Studio Theatre Long Island
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Tennessee Williams was larger than life. So maybe it's only logical that two actors would play him in the new play Studio Theatre Long Island is presenting about his life. (more...)

Zachary Clause to Bring SHERRY TAKES A HOLIDAY to The Red RoomZachary Clause to Bring SHERRY TAKES A HOLIDAY to The Red Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

Zachary Clause announces the premiere of a new cabaret drag comedy, Sherry Takes a Holiday, on Friday, August 5 at The Red Room (85 E. 4th St.). (more...)

AUDIO: Ciaran Hinds Talks about THE CRUCIBLE's 21st Century RelevanceAUDIO: Ciaran Hinds Talks about THE CRUCIBLE's 21st Century Relevance
by Michael Dale - Jul 13, 2016

The Irish actor plays an opportunistic judge in Arthur Miller's classic about the Salem witch trials. (more...)

Print Room at The Coronet Announces Autumn 2016 SeasonPrint Room at The Coronet Announces Autumn 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Artistic Director Anda Winters today announces Print Room at the Coronet's forthcoming season running through until December 2016. The season opens with Tennessee Williams' A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Michael Oakley. The production opens in the main theatre space on 15 September, with previews from 12 September, and runs until 7 October. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE Opens 7/22 at ?The City TheatreTHE GLASS MENAGERIE Opens 7/22 at ?The City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

The City Theatre continues its summer season with the Tennessee Williams American classic, The Glass Menagerie, which revolutionized modern drama and is still an undisputed masterpiece from one of the great voices of the American theatre.  Directed by Jeff Hinkle and starring Ben McLemore, Sarah Zeringue, Terri Bennett, and Donato De Luca. The production runs July 22 - August 14, 2016. (more...)

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