One Arm

One Arm

One Arm

by: Tennessee Williams, Moisés Kaufman

by: Tennessee Williams, Moisés Kaufman

One Arm

One Arm

by: Tennessee Williams, Moisés Kaufman

by: Tennessee Williams, Moisés Kaufman

Overview

Based on Tennessee Williams' unproduced screenplay of his own classic short story, this new adaptation from pioneering theatrical auteur Moisés Kaufman follows Ollie, a young farm boy who joins the Navy and becomes the lightweight boxing champion of the Pacific Fleet. Soon after, he loses his arm in a car accident, and he turns to hustling to survive. One of Williams' most searing character studies, One Arm takes us through Ollie's odyssey in a disenfranchised American underworld before the Second World War.

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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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Moisés Kaufman

Moisés Kaufman