SEPTEMBER 21 - 24, 2017

Performances

September 2009


The Hotels Plays: Pink / Tennessee Williams

Hotel Plays - Series 1 (Pink)

by Tennessee Williams
starring Companies from Michigan and Massachusetts

The Infinite Theatre

New York, New York USA

 

"The world is a circle, and everything comes back to where it started."
-- Woman, from The Pink Bedroom

Williams set many of his plays in hotel rooms and boarding houses: way stations between life and death, dream and reality. The Festival is presenting eight short plays by Williams set in such rooms — in productions gathered from all over the country. Gather at the Gifford House and proceed from room to room to experience Williams up-close and personal.

The Hotel Plays are in two parts, beginning with the Pink Series: 

 

Pink Hotel

The Pink Bedroom
Directed by Kathleen Mendeloff
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

The pink room, where a dissatisfied mistress fights with her lover to defend -- what?

 

 

Val's Story
Directed by Fran Weinberg with additional material from Clyde Shelby
Boston and Provincetown, MA

Room 215, where a Portuguese fisherman confesses about a long-lost love - right here in Provincetown.

 

 

The Last of My Solid Gold Watches
Directed by Andrew McGinn
The Infinite Theatre, New York City

Room 74, where there's nothing like the old South at twilight.

 

 

The Lady of Larkspur Lotion
Directed by Andrew McGinn
The Infinite Theatre, New York City

Room 306, where fantasy battles reality in New Orleans.

 

 

Thank You, Kind Spirit
Directed by Maureen Shea
Emerson College, Boston, MA

Room 53, where a congregation gathers for the healing powers of a saintly woman, and finds the real truth.

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