For the second time only outside of Key West, these eighteen deeply personal paintings illustrate how Williams's magical poetry brilliantly suffuses every art form he undertook. LEARN MORE→
Celebrating the accomplishments and birthday of Tennessee Williams, a free screening of "A Streetcar Named Desire," with Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, will be held at Washington University, Brown 100 auditorium. After the screening, join the playwright's niece, Francesca Williams, at a reception in Brown lounge (2nd floor) for a special audience participation event. Co-sponsored by the Program in Film & Media Studies and Washington University Libraries. LEARN MORE→
Hirschfeld looked with an artist’s eye, but with a journalist’s intent, to capture Williams’ unique vision of life, merging literal details with the playwright’s poetic sensibility. Hirschfeld enriched and intensified the viewing experience, communicating volumes in a single stroke.
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