Plan Your Visit
A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrotby Tennessee Williams
with "Welded" Act 2, Scene 2
by Eugene O'Neill
HAPPY ENDINGS! PUPPETS!
Grab a drink at the historic Governor Bradford and join two different kinds of "good-time girls" ...one from Williams' perspective, and another from O'Neill's
directed by Fred Abrahamse
featuring puppetry by Marcel Meyer
and St. Louis raconteur Ben Watts
ABRAHAMSE & MEYER PRODUCTIONSCape Town, South Africa
Choose your show:
Williams introduces us to two ageless good-time girls, out for a good time in a desolate East St. Louis juke joint.
O'Neill's understanding of a good-time girl was quite different -- this scene from "Welded," written in 1924, stands alone as a moving portrait of unexpected redemption when a footsore young streetwalker teaches an errant young husband how to get through life.
"An opportunity to see an artist experiment and expand ... [Parrot] effervescently embraces overstatement. Watching this 1957 comedy, one could imagine the author himself laughing heartily..."
- The New York Times, 1986