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Fat Man's Wife, The - Short Play, Drama

Fat Man's Wife, The

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Drama

2m, 1f

ISBN: 9780811216203

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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Description

Short Play

Drama

30 minutes

Time Period - 1930s

Settings Of Play - An expensive New York apartment.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Scene work, Competition or audition material

Interior Set

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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


The Fat Man's Wife premiered at the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York City in November 2004 under the direction of Michael Kahn. 

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2m, 1f

JOE CARTWRIGHT
VERA CARTWRIGHT
DENNIS MERIWETHER
Author
Tennessee Williams

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 capped by A Streetcar Named Desire, one of the most influential works of modern ... view full profile

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