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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘DESIRE,’ Six Plays Adapted from Tennessee Williams

Liv Rooth, Derek Smith, David Grimm, Oriflamme, DESIRE, The Acting Company, 59E59 Theaters, 5A Season

Tennessee Williams's short stories are intriguing, cryptic, revelatory, and shocking in their adaptations by exceptional modern playwrights in six one-act plays. The plays embody the tides of desire and the unconscious impulses that flood our lives when least expected. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by Masterworks Theater Company

The musical Puck (Nick Cearley) discusses a play with Oberon (Andrew Guilarte) in Masterworks Theater Company's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' Photo by Russ Rowland

Director Tamilla Woodard and a gifted cast keep the magic fizzing every minute in this sparkling 90-minute version of Shakespeare's canonical comedy. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams

Olivia Washington and Saundra Santiago in 'The Glass Menagerie' Photo by Russ Rowland

Opening-night jitters didn't bring down the excellent debut of a new Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to bringing theater classics to new audiences. Read More »

Music Review: Alison Fraser – ‘Tennessee Williams: Words and Music’

alison fraser

Alison Fraser celebrates Tennessee Williams in words and music. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking’ by Olivia Laing

Trip to Echo Springs

Olivia Laing travels America in search of the effects of alcohol on six great authors. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Two-Character Play’ by Tennessee Williams

Amanda Plumer (Claire) and Brad Dourif (Felice)
Photo by Carol Rosegg

This rare and experimental gem is Off Broadway in an electrifying revival starring Amanda Plummer and Brad Dourif. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Something Wild…’ – Three One-Act Plays by Tennessee Williams


Even in his short plays Tennessee Williams could deliver female characters nearly as memorable as the leading ladies of his towering classics. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

An impressive endeavor by the cast and crew. Read More »

How Illusive Is Health?

Spirituality and prayer - at the core of health. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Baby Doll by Williams and Kazan at the Lillian Theatre

Williams' Baby Doll is brought to the stage with mixed results. Read More »