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Mister Paradise

Tennessee Williams

Short Play, Drama  /  1f, 1m

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays
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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1f, 1m
  • Duration
    Duration
    10 minutes
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
Description

A young woman visits the old home of a dying poet, Anthony Paradise. She begs him to come out of his home and present his work once more, but he refuses to be remembered until after he has died.


History

Mister Paradise premiered as a part of the Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival in March 2005 under the direction of Perry Martin.

Considerations

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

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  • Minimum Fee: £13 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


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

Specifics

Details

  • Duration: 10 minutes
  • Setting: A squalid residence in New Orleans' French Quarter.
  • Additional Features: No intermission

Casting

1f, 1m
Cast Attributes
  • Parts for Senior Actors
THE GIRL
MISTER PARADISE

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Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays

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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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