Blanche and Beyond

by  Tennessee Williams, Steve R. Lawson

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Blanch and Beyond is the stage sequel to A Distant Country Called Youth. While the first play traced the evolution of a young man finding his artistic voice, Blanch and Beyond spans the peak of Williams' career - the period of Streetcar, Rose Tattoo, Summer and Smoke, Cat …

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Blanche and Beyond is the stage sequel to A Distant Country Called Youth. While the first play traced the evolution of a young man finding his artistic voice, Blanche and Beyond spans the peak of Williams' career - the period of Streetcar, Rose Tattoo, Summer and Smoke, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - and explores a no-longer obscure playwright facing the seismic shock of international fame. Blanche and Beyond opened the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Festival in 2006, The Times-Picayune praised "letters skillfully chosen and edited by director Steve Lawson, performed with finesse, sly amusement, and disquieting doubt by Richard Thomas. That artists of the caliber of Thomas and Lawson are part of the festival keeps its standards high indeed." Variety called the show "a literate and entertaining piece of theater that should have a long life."
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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 capp ...

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