The Lady of Larkspur Lotion

by  Tennessee Williams

10 Minute Play, Drama  /  1m, 2f

Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore is a long-time tenant in a cockroach-infested boarding house – but she lives convinced that she owns a Brazillian rubber plantation. 

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The Lady of Larkspur Lotion

by  Tennessee Williams

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    10 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore is a long-time tenant in a cockroach-infested boarding house – but she lives convinced that she owns a Brazillian rubber plantation. The landlady has always humored her, but when Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore can't make her rent the two women start to argue. Just then, a mysterious writer steps in on the side of fantasy.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Professional Theatre
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

License details

  • Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.

Production

Details

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A wretchedly furnished room in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

1m, 2f
MRS. HARDWICKE-MOORE
MRS. WIRE
THE WRITER
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Authors

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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The Lady of Larkspur Lotion premiered at the Monceau Theatre in Paris in 1948.

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