Tennessee Comes To Denton

You probably know about A Streetcar Named Desire, and I'll bet you've heard about the delicate beauty of the Glass Menagerie, but even if you've never had a thought about Tennessee Williams' plays you should see Night of the Iguana. Set in Mexico, it tells the story of the Rev. Lawrence Shannon, who is booted out of the ministry after referring to God as a "senile delinquent." Now as a tour guide, he's accused of statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl. That's just the beginning. When Lawrence strands his tour group in a hotel in Mexico, two women--one good, one bad--come into his life. Nobody could write a line like Williams--"I've always depended on the kindness of strangers," or "What's the victory of a cat on a tin roof? Just staying on it I guess, as long as she can." He's even better with his emotional, melodramatic punches, and it's worth the price of a ticket to see one of his plays live. Check out Denton Community Theatre's production at Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. Tickets are $10 per student, $18 per adult. Call 940-382-1915 or visit campustheatre.com.
Fri., June 11, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., June 12, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., June 13, 2 p.m.; Fri., June 18, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., June 19, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., June 20, 2 p.m., 2010
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Dianna Wray
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