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TENNESSEE WILLIAMS WINS A PRIZE

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TENNESSEE WILLIAMS WINS A PRIZE A One-Act Play

SYNOPSIS:

When Tennessee Williams is awarded an important literary prize, he shows up at the reception late, inebriated and accompanied by a male hooker.

CAST:

3 (2 men, 1 woman)

CHARACTERS:

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: Age—72. Speaks slowly and expressively, as if always reciting poetry. (Casting note: this part can be played by a younger man—even a much younger man— who embodies the essence of Tennessee Williams in the last year of his life.) CALVIN SERANDAPOLOUS: Age—20s. A good-looking, shrewd male hustler. LOUISA DRAGONI: Any age. A solicitous but hassled board member of a literary organization.

TIME:

February 1983

SETTING:

A hotel ballroom.

THE SET

A table and 3 chairs.

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The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

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The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

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