Finding themselves deserted by their troupe and faced with an audience expecting a performance, actor/siblings Clare and Felice enact The Two-Character Play. As they dip in and out of performance, they find it difficult to differentiate themselves from their roles and reality from illusion. Also known as "Out Cry".
“The Two-Character Play, Tennessee Williams’s rarely seen fever dream of an eternal folie à deux, [doesn't] just strike sparks. [It's] a raging conflagration that keeps changing form and direction." - New York Times
"Williams expanded his vision of theatre as a protean art, plastic and political, as fluid as film and as structurally solid as sculpture." - The New Yorker
"The writing feels almost avant-garde at times, but the author isn’t some young hot shot from the Yale School of Drama — it’s Tennessee Williams. “The Two-Character Play,” ... may not be among his masterpieces, but its Gothic-grotesque vibe weaves a compelling spell..." - New York Post