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These Are The Stairs You Got to Watch - Short Play, Drama

These Are The Stairs You Got to Watch

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Drama

5m, 3f

ISBN: 9780811216203

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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Description

Short Play

Drama

10 minutes

Settings Of Play - The entrance of the Joy RIo, a third-rate cinema which used to be a great old opera house.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A young movie theater usher is being shown around on his first day on the job by an older usher. He warns him about letting people up into the balcony and box seats. But beyond that the older usher hints that their manager is not to be trusted. When push comes to shove, the older usher loses it and goes up the stairs himself ripping off his uniform along the way. 

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays


These are the Stairs You Got to Watch premiered at theKennedy Center in a production by the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC in April 2004 under the direction of Michael Kahn.

Characters

CASTING

5m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Room for Extras

CASTING NOTES

The play can be performed with up to three policeman.

CARL - a cinema usher
BOY - a newly hired usher
GLADYS - a girl
MAN - an older patron
GIRL - a friend of Gladys
MR. KROGER - the cinema manager
CASHIER
A POLICEMAN
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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