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Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily? - Short Play, Drama

Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily?

Tennessee Williams

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Short Play, Drama

2f

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 - A fashionable apartment in the west end of St. Louis.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

CAUTIONS

Smoking

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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

A mother, Mrs. Yorke, and her daughter, Lily, are in disagreement about how Lily spends her time. Her mother tells her that she smokes and reads too much, while Lily believes her mother only wants her to get married and become a part of high society. Once her mother leaves we see it's more than smoking that Lily has a problem keeping control of.

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays



Why do you Smoke So Much, Lily? premiered in the production Five by Tenn in New York City in March 2007 under the direction of John Cooper.

Characters

CASTING

2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Female

MRS. YORKE - A middle-aged widow of social pretentions
LILY - Her daughter: a frustrated intellectual
A VOICE
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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