Baby Doll

Baby Doll

by: Tennessee Williams, Lucy Bailey

by: Tennessee Williams, Lucy Bailey

Baby Doll

Baby Doll

by: Tennessee Williams, Lucy Bailey

by: Tennessee Williams, Lucy Bailey

Overview

Archie Lee Meighan's Mississippi cotton gin business is floundering in the face of Silva Vacarro's Syndicate Gin; to this frustration is added the sexual unavailability of his voluptuous young wife Baby Doll. Lucy Bailey's adaptation of Tennessee Williams' notorious screenplay, with an ingenious three-storey house setting by Bunny Christie, played at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1999 and the National Theatre, London, in 2000, garnering rave reviews in both venues.

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Details

  • Genre: Period
  • Time Period: 1950s
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Adult

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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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Lucy Bailey

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