Articles on ‘Tennessee Williams’

A Streetcar Named Desire rides into La Boite.

A Street Car Named Desire - La Boite Theatre. Photography: Jeff Busby.

An achingly slow ceiling fan stirs trouble into the pea-soup air of a musty, humid summer on Elysian Fields, the allegorical destination of Blanche Dubois (Bridie Carter) – Elysian, referencing the land of the dead.  Dubois’ ‘desires’ apparently lead her right there as she arrives destitute at her sister Stella’s (Ngoc Phan) home, seeking sanctuary… Read more.

What a Season! – Our Highlights of Belvoir 2014

Belvoir Theatre this week announced its season for 2014 and here are our picks from their sensational line up of plays for the new year. From humble origins Belvoir has grown to be a part of the national professional theatre scene and is often custodian of the zeitgeist, producing material bold in its vision and… Read more.

Review: Ensemble's The Glass Menagerie

A truly great play, is a delicate and fragile thing. The luminaries who write them come once in a generation – if we're lucky. Somehow their words manage to capture something – some spirit or expression previously unspoken and so they enter the public lexicon. Their work achieves the heady title of masterpiece in collective gratitude… Read more.

Complex and fragile – The Glass Menagerie

Complex and fragile – The Glass Menagerie

In 1944 a young Tennessee Williams rose to fame with his breakthrough play: The Glass Menagerie. Williams is now considered one of the most influential and pre-eminent playwrights of the twentieth century and The Glass Menagerie: an American classic. It is said that for Tennessee Williams, “everything in his life is in his plays, and… Read more.

Red Carpet rolled out for Tennessee Williams classic

State Theatre Company of South Australia is in production for the Tennessee Williams classic, The Glass Menagerie due to open this week. The season will include the first of STCSA’s Red Carpet events for 2012, offering a unique performance experience for theatregoers in their 20s and 30s. Red Carpet is unlike any other program offered… Read more.