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"The Glass Menagerie" Set to Run This June at The Kelsey Theatre

Love, dreams, desire, and longing tug at the heart in Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,” coming to The Kelsey Theatre. Presented by the Perry Award and Kelsey Award-winning Maurer Productions OnStage (MPO), dates and show times for this 1944 classic are: Fridays, June 9 and 16 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 10 and 17 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. 331 more words

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Scottish Ballet "Streetcar", A Vibrant Departure

Fifteen minutes into the Scottish Ballet’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire the projected image of an antebellum mansion that is the backdrop for the ballet’s first scene shatters in a dusty, noisy crash of boxes that have been piled into a twelve foot high wall at the back of the stage. 633 more words

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

I have not done a review on an Old Hollywood film in a while. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  was sitting in my DVR recordings, so I finally decided to watch it. 760 more words


'The Catastrophe of Success'

After the massive success of The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams, formerly known as ‘Tom’, reflected on his newfound celebrity as a blossoming American playwright in… 30 more words

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In the paper editions of Tennessee Williams’ play ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, there is an essay about art and the artist’s role in the society, it was titled “A Streetcar Named Success”. 22 more words

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Review: The Glass Menagerie

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4 of 5 stars to The Glass Menagerie, written in 1945 by Tennessee Williams. The play is told from the perspective of Tom, the son of Amanda and brother of Laura, three members of the Wingfield family living in Missouri in the 1930s. 367 more words

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Summer and Smoke

“Most of the confidence which I appear to feel, especially when influenced by noon wine, is only a pretense.”

Tennessee Williams