Join us for a rare opportunity to see two one-act plays by American playwright Tennessee Williams -- I Never Get Dressed Til After Dark on Sundays and The Pink Bedroom.
The plays are part of a Tennessee Williams one-act plays festival this week in Toronto. You can also join us for dinner before the shows.
I Never Get Dressed Til After Dark on Sundays is the story of the end of a love affair with the theatre. Presented by
The Pink Bedroom is the death of a love affair.
Both plays are violently introspective. They are presented by Birdtown and Swanville.
ABOUT THE TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL: It's a rare opportunity to see Tennessee Williams' one-act plays. The festival is as part of the "Tennessee Williams Project" taking place during the first week of May.Featuring the talents of nine theatre companies, it is one of the largest co-productions Toronto has seen in years. The plays will be at various venues in Cabbagetown, Greektown, Roncesvalles, The Annex, North York, Leslieville and St. Clair West. The productions will rotate to a different neighborhood each evening for a week, giving each community seven different nights of Williams. Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto will be attending the festival three nights in Greektown. Don't miss out on this rare treat to see why one of the 20th century's best playwright's work still touches our hearts and minds. For more information, see http://www.tennesseeprojecttoronto.com/
ABOUT TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: Tennessee Williams was an American writer who worked principally as a playwright in the theatre. He also wrote short stories, novels, poetry, essays, screenplays and a volume of memoirs. For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee_Williams
Mooney on Theatre:
ARTICLES ON THE FESTIVAL:
Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/toronto/globe-to/in-the-tennessee-project-all-the-hoods-a-stage/article2416410/?utm_medium=Feeds%3A%20RSS%2FAtom&utm_source=Home&utm_content=2416410
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 2012
TIME: First show starts at 8 p.m. Meet "K" at 7:30 p.m. if you're only seeing the shows. Meet "K" at 6:30 p.m. if want to have dinner before the shows.
WHERE: Magic Oven Restaurant, Downstairs, 798 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario (west of Pape station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line)
PRICE: $18 for both shows
HOW TO BOOK
Book online using PayPal at http://secureaseat.com/tennessee/ or contact Alex at [masked] Tickets will also be sold at the door, subject to availability.
Please post the words "purchased ticket" as an RSVP comment when you buy your ticket.
Members are responsible for purchasing their own tickets directly from the theatre.
SEATING ARRANGEMENTS: Seating is unreserved so members will enter the seating area and sit together as a group.
Meet "K" at 7:30 p.m. inside the restaurant by the door leading downstairs to the stage area. She will be wearing a pale pink neck scarf and holding up a Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto sign.
DINNER BEFORE SHOW: Meet "K" at 6:30 p.m. at the Magic Oven Restaurant if you would like to have dinner before the show. Ask for the Thumbs Up Theatre Toronto table.