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One Exception, The - Short Play, Drama

One Exception, The

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Drama

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ISBN: 9780811217088

"The One Exception betrays the playwright's desperation in his old age, a terrible fear of loneliness and the cruel isolation of despair." - Bruce Weber, The New York Times

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An artist named Kyra has had a complete emotional breakdown and shows barely any signs of recovery. Now under the care of a friendly nurse, Kyra's greatest terror is to be sent to a mental institution. Just days before she is to be committed, Kyra is visited by Viola, an old friend from the art world who has come looking for a loan. Viola offers only "hilarious" updates and gossip about the successes of all the people who abandoned Kyra to her madness, those who left her alone and now judge her as the only one from their group to be a failure - the one exception.
"The One Exception betrays the playwright's desperation in his old age, a terrible fear of loneliness and the cruel isolation of despair." - Bruce Weber, The New York Times
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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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