Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen

by  Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.

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Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen

by  Tennessee Williams

Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Two unnamed characters, Man and Woman, live in a crumbling flat on the Lower East Side. He is a drunk, and she is purposefully wasting away - but between them there is an intimacy of desperation.

A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £13 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.

Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A furnished room west of Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.

Casting

1m, 1f
MAN
WOMAN
CHILD'S VOICE - offstage
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Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. The autobiographical The Glass Menagerie brought what Mr. Williams called “the catastrophe of success,” a success capp ...

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Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen premiered in Westport, CT in 1958.

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