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Case of the Crushed Petunias, A Lyrical Fantasy, The - Short Play, Comedy

Case of the Crushed Petunias, A Lyrical Fantasy, The

Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Comedy

2m, 2f

ISBN: 9780811219204

Miss Dorothy Simple, proprietor of the Simple Notions Shop in Primanproper, Mass., has barricaded her house and heart behind a double row of petunias. Today, however, she has woken up to find every single petunia crushed by the footprints of a size-eleven-D shoe. When the perpetrator, a Young Man, …

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Miss Dorothy Simple, proprietor of the Simple Notions Shop in Primanproper, Mass., has barricaded her house and heart behind a double row of petunias. Today, however, she has woken up to find every single petunia crushed by the footprints of a size-eleven-D shoe. When the perpetrator, a Young Man, arrives to confess his crime, he comes on a mission to alert Miss Dorothy to the "miraculous accident of being alive." Armed with poetry, seeds for wild roses, and a business card from "LIFE, INCORPORATED," the Young Man endeavors to convince Miss Dorothy of the tremendous inspiration that lies beyond what one can buy or sell in a shop with four walls.
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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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