Tennessee Williams

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Newly discovered Tennessee Williams story published for the first time
The 1952 work by the Streetcar Named Desire playwright was found in Harvard University’s archives

Alison Flood

15, Sep, 2021 @11:35 AM

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Amy Adams to make her West End debut in The Glass Menagerie
Hollywood actor will perform at Duke of York’s theatre, London, as Amanda Wingfield in one of Tennessee Williams’ most autobiographical plays

Chris Wiegand

13, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof review – Big Daddy’s birthday party still blazes
An imaginative staging of Tennessee Williams’ classic foregrounds the southern drama’s roots in Greek tragedy

Mark Lawson

09, Sep, 2021 @12:22 PM

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The Two Character Play review – hermetic sibling psychodrama
Tennessee Williams’s play within a play uses ingenious artifice, as its actor brother and sister perform their way into madness, but locks out the audience

Arifa Akbar

27, Jul, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Beyond These Walls review – Tennessee Williams cools down in Boston Spa
Drifters and deadbeats populate four lesser-known Williams shorts in this un-sultry Northern Broadsides anthology

Mark Fisher

28, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘They were these creative forces’: the friendship between Truman and Tennessee
In a new documentary, the connection between two era-defining writers is examined along with the many things that separated them

David Smith in Washington

18, Jun, 2021 @6:17 AM

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Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation review – reverently unrevealing
This documentary about two of the deep south’s most celebrated gay writers fails to illuminate their sometimes troubled friendship

Peter Bradshaw

30, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto: ‘Truman and Tennessee were lightning rods’
The Big Bang Theory and Star Trek actors lend their voices to Capote and Williams in a film about their friendship. They discuss self-loathing, being gay in Hollywood and coping in lockdown

Richard Godwin

22, Apr, 2021 @11:33 AM

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Gillian Anderson on A Streetcar Named Desire: 'I was hanging on to reality by a thread'
As the Young Vic’s 2014 production is streamed for National Theatre at Home, its star reveals how deeply she inhabited her character

Interview by Arifa Akbar

20, May, 2020 @7:49 AM

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Gillian Anderson quiz: A Streetcar Named Desire or The X Files?
Can you tell which of these lines belong to Blanche Dubois and which are spoken by agent Dana Scully?

Chris Wiegand

19, May, 2020 @7:33 PM

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All the world’s a stage: five of the best monologues
From Doctor Faustus to Fleabag, here are the most stirring speeches from some of theatre’s best works

Miriam Gillinson

01, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'I don't conform': backstage with the indomitable Isabelle Huppert
The French star’s fearless performances – and work ethic – are the stuff of legend. In her dressing room, she talks about the pain of theatre, acting in English and #MeToo

Laura Cappelle

24, Mar, 2020 @2:12 PM

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