The Day On Which a Man Dies (an Occidental Noh play)

by  Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

"Does life have room for death?" 

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The Day On Which a Man Dies (an Occidental Noh play)

by  Tennessee Williams

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The Day On Which a Man Dies (an Occidental Noh play)

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    2m, 2f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Experimental

Additional Info

"Does life have room for death?" asks the Japanese narrator of this play about an American artist and his mistress ending their volatile relationship in a Japanese hotel. As the artist takes his life, the narrator examines his suicide from both Eastern and Western points of view.
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Considerations

Performing Groups

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

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 per performance

Production

Casting

2m, 2f
THE ORIENTAL
MAN
WOMAN
SECOND STAGE ASSISTANT
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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 Day on Which a Man Dies premiered at Links Hall in Chicago, IL in February 2008 under the direction of David Kaplan.

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