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The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme Le Monde - Short Play, Dark Comedy

The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme Le Monde

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Dark Comedy

3m, 1f

ISBN: 9780811217088

Published in The Traveling Companion and Other Plays

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$17.95
: The Traveling Companion and Other Plays

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Description

Short Play

Dark Comedy

30 minutes

Settings Of Play - The attic of Mme. Le Monde's residence in London.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Mint lives in the attic of a rooming-house in London. Unable to use his legs, Mint is forced to grab onto giant hooks which hang from the ceiling, and swing from hook to hook to get around. He is sexually abused on a regular basis by one of Mme. Le Monde's many male "children." He is taunted with food that is withheld by his landlady or doled out in stingy amounts. And on this day he is visited by an old friend, Hall, from their private childhood boarding school, Scrotom-on-Swansea, who shows no interest in relieving Mint's suffering.

Published in The Traveling Companion and Other Plays


The Remarkable Rooming House of Mme. Le Monde premiered in a production by Beau Jest Theatre in new York City in September 2009 under the direction of David Robinson.

Characters

CASTING

3m, 1f

MINT - a tenant
HALL - his visitor
MME. LE MONDE - the landlady
THE BOY - her son
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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