From the mid-1930s, long before he achieved recognition with The Glass Menagerie, Williams was a prolific writer of poetry and short stories & plays; and it is in these micro-dramas, rich with poetic insight, that he began exploring his life-long theme of the search for salvation, happiness - paradise even - in an imperfect world. This Property is Condemned
- Willie, a teenage girl in a ragged party dress, lives alone in her family's abandoned house, and then one day, playing on the railroad track, she meets a boy who will listen to her story... Mr Paradise
- A young woman seeks out the poet Anthony Paradise in his squalid house in New Orleans, determined to tell the world of his greatness - but ?Paradise' is just a pen-name, and he insists she wait until his death. Auto-da-Fe
- A classic Tennessee Williams encounter between a mother and her son, Eloi, whose world is blown apart by the discovery of an indecent photograph. Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen...
- A young couple create a quiet place of refuge for themselves in the midst of a cruel city. The Rep's celebration of the work of Tennessee Williams continues with an evening of his short plays, performed in community venues around DundeeAuthor Tennessee Williams. Presented by Dundee Rep Ensemble.