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Tennessee Williams Festival

May 7 TO May 17 | The Grandel Theatre

Fifth Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St Louis
May 7-17, 2020
Grand Center, St. Louis, Missouri

 

Thursday. May 7
Opening night “The Rose Tattoo” 7:00PM / The Grandel
Opening night party to follow Home of Lana Pepper

 

Friday, May 8
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE DRAMATIC MIDWEST / The High Low Listening Room
Regional faculty from Theatre and English Departments in the Midwest are invited for afternoon sessions to discuss their interests and participation in developing an academic component to the St Louis Tennessee Williams Festival.

 

Friday, May 8
1:00-1:30 Presentation on St Louis Tennessee Williams Festival planning by Carrie Houk, Artistic Director of St Louis Tennessee Williams Festival

1:30-2:30 Tour of Wednesday Club and the Glass Menagerie Neighborhood by Tom Mitchell, University of Illinois

2:30-3:00 Williams in St Louis: Presentation by Henry Schvey, Washington University in St. Louis

3:00-4:00 Brainstorming for Future of Tennessee Williams and the Dramatic Midwest Studies

4:00-5:30 Amor Perdido/Lost Love: adaption of four stories by Tennessee Williams presented by the University of Illinois

 

Dinner on your own

7:00 PM Opening night Performance of “The St. Louis Rooming House Plays”/Stockton House

7:30 PM Performance of “The Rose Tattoo” / Grandel Theatre

10:00 PM Late night event / TW Jam / GRAND HALL Grandel Theatre

 

Saturday, May 9

Public Panels and Presentations / The High Low Listening Room

9:00-9:50 The St. Louis Neighborhoods of Tennessee Williams

10:00-10:50 Tennessee Williams and Italy

11:00-11:50 Panel: The Rose Tattoo on Film

2:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays / Stockton House

3:00-4:30 PM Amor Perdido/Lost Love: adaptation of four stories by Ten-nessee Williams / GRAND HALL / Grandel Theatre

7:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays” / Stockton House

7:30 PM “The Rose Tattoo” / The Grandel Theatre

Late night event TBD / Theodore Link?

 

Sunday May 10

10:00 AM TW Bus Tour / Meeting at Grandel Theatre Leave from Gran-del

2:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays “ Stockton House

3:00 PM “The Rose Tattoo” Grandel Theatre

7:30 PM Tennessee Williams & Italy / Tribute The Hill

 

Monday, May 11

7:00 PM “The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone” /Film High Low
9:00PM “Boom” / Film High Low

 

Wednesday, May 13
5:00PM-7:00 PM La Dolce Vita Pool Party / The Last Hotel Rooftop

 

Thursday May 14

7:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays” / Stockton House

7:30 “The Rose Tattoo” / The Grandel

 

Friday, May 15
7:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays” / Stockton House

7:30 PM “The Rose Tattoo” / The Grandel Theatre

 

Saturday, May 16
1:00 PM Staged readings “ New Playwrights Initiative” / The High Low

3:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays” / The Stockton House

7:00 PM “The St Louis Rooming House Plays” / The Stockton House

7:30 PM “The Rose Tattoo” / The Grandel

 

Sunday, May 17

2:00 “The St. Louis Rooming House Plays” / The Stockton House

3:00 “The Rose Tattoo” / The Grandel

Strike

Closing night party / Location TBD

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