Eloi, a young, sexually repressed postal worker, resides in New Orleans with his mother, a practical woman who runs a boarding house. Though he struggles for rationality, Eloi sees the city as an intolerable hotbed of depravity - and he longs for the purification of fire.
A part of the collection of 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.
- Licensing available for professional groups only. Some restrictions apply.
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Setting: The front porch of an old frame cottage in the Vieux Carre of New Orleans.
ELOI - her son
Auto Da Fe premiered in New York City in 1947.