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05.13.2018 | Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis: Tennessee Rising | $25

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Categories: Fair/Festival, Performance Art, Theatre


To the masses he is a legend in the pantheon of the American stage and
screen who seemingly appeared out of nowhere, fully formed in 1945.
But just how did this young poet, Thomas Lanier Williams III, born in Columbus Mississippi, raised in St. Louis, go on to become the playwright who created Amanda and Laura, Stanley Kowalski and Blanche DuBois, Maggie The Cat, Big Daddy and his greatest, most unexplored role, Tennessee Williams?
This is what “Tennessee Rising” sheds light upon.

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