Green Eyes, or No Sight Would Be Worth Seeing

by  Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

A young couple spending their honeymoon in a hotel in New Orleans' French Quarter wake up one morning to find the "girl's" body covered with mysterious bruises.

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Green Eyes, or No Sight Would Be Worth Seeing

by  Tennessee Williams

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Green Eyes, or No Sight Would Be Worth Seeing

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

A young couple spending their honeymoon in a hotel in New Orleans' French Quarter wake up one morning to find the "girl's" body covered with mysterious bruises. The "boy;' on a short leave from serving in Vietnam, is enraged and blinded with jealously. As they fight - over her evasiveness, his courage or cowardice in war, their fears and expectations for a life together - it becomes clear that the bruises are no mystery at all.

A part of the collection The Traveling Companion and Other Plays.

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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A New Orleans hotel room.

Casting

2m, 1f
BOY
GIRL
A WAITER
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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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Green Eyes, or No Sight Would Be Worth Seeing premiered at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival in Provincetown, MA in September 2008 under the direction of Jeff Hall-Flavin.

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