Truman & Tennessee is a meticulously researched and edited documentary about two gay men and their differing commitments to art.
Theater Review: Tennessee Williams’ “Talisman Roses” — Early Healing
This is an opportunity to take in the early stirrings of Tennessee Williams’ talent as a playwright.
Theater Review: Tennessee Williams Inspires “Desire”
The source material — and the skills of Tennessee Williams’ posthumous collaborators — provides an evening of compelling theater.
Theater Review: “The Night of the Iguana” — A Creature Feature
The ART presents a staid production of Tennessee Williams’ talky chamber play about wanderers struggling to be released from their pain.
Fuse Theater Review: “Eight by Tenn” — Tennessee Williams’ Miraculous Miniatures
Eight by Tenn offers eight stories whose psychological depths and linguistic riches rival those of most full-length plays.
Theater Review: “The Rose Tattoo” — A Spectacular Production from the Williamstown Theatre Festival
This superb production offers audiences a chance to discover or rediscover an American classic.
Book Review: “Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh” — A Definitive Biography of One of Our Most Important Playwrights
The biography is a remarkable read. It has all the hefty research you’d expect from a scholarly work, yet the story is told through prose fit for a great novel.
Theater Feature: Tennessee Williams Theater Festival 2013 — An Exemplary Year
Tennessee Williams was a prolific writer, and each season the Festival presents an unfinished play or little known work from his vast canon.
Theater Review: A Hauntingly Beautiful “Glass Menagerie”
The luminous physical beauty of the production staged by the American Repertory Theater, coupled with carefully crafted performances by its performers, makes this a Glass Menagerie to be cherished.
Theater Review: Another Visit to “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real”
Tennessee Williams’ stature amongst American playwrights may be more secure then it was when he died in 1983, but companies like Beau Jest, when they stage inspired productions of previously neglected works, are expanding our appreciation of what kind of a dramatist he was.