The Fat Man's Wife

The Fat Man's Wife

The Fat Man's Wife

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

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The Fat Man's Wife

The Fat Man's Wife

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

Overview

New Year’s morning 1938. Vera and her husband Joe, an influential theatre producer, return from a party, at which a young playwright, Dennis, has paid to court Vera. Rather than compromise his art, Dennis has decided to quit New York for Acapulco and wants Vera to accompany him. But Vera sends him away; she is, after all, the fat man’s wife.

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Target Audience: Adult

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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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