Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of The American Stage

About Tennessee Williams

He was brilliant and prolific, breathing life and passion into such memorable characters as Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in his critically acclaimed A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. And like them, he was troubled and self-destructive, an abuser of alcohol and drugs. He was awarded four Drama Critic Circle Awards, two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential […]

The Ten Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of The Algonquin Round Table

About the Algonquin

Robert Sherwood, reviewing cowboy hero Tom Mix: “They say he rides as if he’s part of the horse, but they don’t say which part.” Dorothy Parker: “That woman speaks eighteen languages and can’t say ‘no’ in any of them.” George S. Kaufman: Once when asked by a press agent, “How do I get my leading […]