Mister Paradise: and Other One-Act Plays
Collection / Anthology
A collection of thirteen one-act dramas, which features isolated figures struggling against a cruel world, who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.
The greatest playwright of the American South, Tennessee Williams used his talent throughout his life to create brief plays exploring many of the themes that dominated his best-known works. Here, thirteen never-before-published one-act dramas reveal some of his most poignant and hilarious characters. From the indefatigable, witty and tough drag queens of And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens... to the disheartened poet Mister Paradise, and the extravagant mistress in The Pink Bedroom, these are tales of isolated figures struggling against a cruel world, who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.
The collection includes:
These are the Stairs You Got to Watch
Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily?
Summer at the Lake
The Big Game
The Pink Bedroom
The Fat Man's Wife
Thank You, Kind Spirit
The Municipal Abattoir
Adam and Eve on a Ferry
And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens...
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KeywordsAging, Betrayal, Death, Friendship, Illness/Health, LGBT issues, Love, Marriage, Memory, Parenting/Family, Politics, Religion, Sports, Theatre/Entertainment Industry
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