Posts tagged "Tennessee Williams"

Vieux Carré Bares Its Soul at Chicago’s Raven Theatre

Vieux Carré Bares Its Soul at Chicago’s Raven Theatre
In 1938, when Tennessee Williams began writing Vieux Carré, the 27-year-old was a very different man than he was in 1977, when the play came full circle–hitting the Broadway stage only to crashland after five performances. One wonders, if the play had been completed earlier and mounted in the 1940′s or 50′s when Williams was... Read more »

Theater in Chicago Review: Camino Real at Chicago's Goodman Theatre Sparks Debate.

Theater in Chicago Review: Camino Real at Chicago's Goodman Theatre Sparks Debate.
Tennessee William’s most poetic and perhaps least known work, Camino Real, has been creating a lot of buzz–both good and bad–from audiences at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. The show, directed by the controversial Barcelona-based director Calixto Bieito in collaboration with Marc Rosich, opened over the weekend, sparking debate on social media and in print. Some people... Read more »
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