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A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot

Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Comedy  /  2f, 3m

Flora and Bessie are members of the Women's Auxiliary of the Jackson Haggerty Post of the Sons of Mars in Memphis and are in town for the National Convention. 

A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot

by  Tennessee Williams

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2f, 3m
  • Duration
    Duration
    30 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
Description
Flora and Bessie are members of the Women's Auxiliary of the Jackson Haggerty Post of the Sons of Mars in Memphis and are in town for the National Convention. Having got separated from "the boys" they await them in the tavern, where they chat and gossip. Things get tearful but luckily "the boys" arrive and all ends in jubilation.
History

A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot premiered at the Waterfront Playhouse in Key West, FL in August 1970 under the direction of Tennessee Williams.

Considerations

Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Reader's Theatre
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.

Specifics

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Setting: A St. Louis tavern.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

2f, 3m
Cast Attributes
FLORA
BESSIE
WAITER
TWO "SONS OF MARS"

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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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