New Orleans Confidential
"Writers are shameless spies," wrote Tennessee Williams. All the pleasuresand painof the writer as voyeur provide the core of Vieux Carré, a little-produced drama by Williams. Based on a year the author spent in the French Quarter of New Orleans from 1938 to 1939, Williams portrays the various inhabitants of a run-down boarding house: the young writer, the delusional landlady, a proper young woman and her lover, a strip-joint barker, two aging Southern ladies trying to outlive their money and a dying painter who teaches a lesson about love. In this coming-of-age tale Williams deals with an artist learning to see, hear and feel the lust, love, longing and loneliness of those around himand discovering his "own true nature." Tickets are $15 to $35. Vieux Carré runs through October 15 at Theatre Three in the Quadrangle, 2800 Routh St. Call 214-871-3300 or visit theatre3dallas.com.
Thursdays-Sundays. Starts: Sept. 23. Continues through Oct. 15
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