SEPTEMBER 21 - 24, 2017

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September 24-27, 2015

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Augustin Correro leads Williams 101 - Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival - photo by Josh Andrus

Williams 101

DISCUSSION

This entertaining 60-minute lesson on Tennessee Williams will brief you on the playwright, with handy insights about our lineup of performances.
featuring guest artists from Festival productions

TW Theater Festival

Provincetown, MA

It's our pleasure to introduce you to Tennessee Williams: writer, lover, son, brother, amateur painter and America's great playwright.

In 60 minutes, scholar and director Augustin Correro will bring you up to speed on what Williams wrote and why, from smash hits on Broadway to outrages for the stage that were way ahead of their time.

We'll tell you everything you ever wanted to know — but were afraid to ask — about his life and legacy, from his hometown in the Mississippi Delta, to St. Louis, New Orleans, Hollywood, New York and, of course, to Provincetown.

This lecture and conversation, presented by our curatorial staff and a rotating cast of festival artists and Williams Institute scholars, is the perfect overture to this year's anniversary program of plays.

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