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1st home of Tennessee Williams getting bronze statue of him

Nov. 13, 2021 10:08 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — The first home of Tennessee Williams will undergo restoration, and a new life-size bronze statue of the playwright will be installed out front. WCBI-TV reported that the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center has been...

At London's Old Vic, 'Camp Siegfried' probes American Nazis

Sep. 16, 2021 03:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — What could be more American than summer camp? It has fresh air, sailing, cookouts — and, in Bess Wohl’s new play, swastikas. “Camp Siegfried” is based on a real-life camp on Long Island in the 1930s that indoctrinated young German-Americans into...

Rarely seen Tennessee Williams story set in post-WWII Italy

Sep. 15, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Tennessee Williams, Rome was a longtime love affair, “the capitol of my heart” with its skies of “stainless blue” and cathedral domes “bathed in golden light.” At times, he worried about how Romans felt in return. ...