The Long Goodbye

by  Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Drama  /  7m, 2f

A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

Joe, a frustrated writer, is moving out of the apartment he has lived in his entire life. Haunted by the ghost of his dead mother and an apparition of his lost sister, he drifts through the events of his past.

A part of the collection 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays.

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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: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A room in a tenement apartment building in thw washed out middle in a lrge mid-western American city.

Casting

7m, 2f
JOE
MYRA
MOTHER
SILVA
BILL
FOUR MOVERS
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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 Long Goodbye premiered at the Straight Wharf Theatre in Nantucket, MA in 1946.

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