The Red Devil Battery Sign

The Red Devil Battery Sign

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

The Red Devil Battery Sign

The Red Devil Battery Sign

by: Tennessee Williams

by: Tennessee Williams

Overview

The main character is holed up in a hotel in Texas after the Kennedy assassination. Whether she is sane or crazy is left up in the air. She claims to have certain papers proving who is behind the assassination, and is being followed by the Red Devil Battery company, which is mentioned in some way in the papers. She is carrying on a love affair with a man from a neighboring suburb. With a Mariachi band, a conspiracy theory, and a pack of violent boys, this is one of Williams' more surreal plays.

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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