Results for - STELLA!
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1. 33 years ago today, Tennessee Williams, American Playwright and author passed away. From the list, choose which works are you familiar with (randomly chosen):
Stairs to the roof
The Glass Menagerie
A street car named Desire
Cat on a hot tin roof
2. What happened first for you?
I learned about Williams in school
I learned about Williams after I was out of school (play, movie, reading on your own, etc)
3. Which one of these lines are your favorite?
Time is the longest distance between two places (Glass Menagerie)
I've got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live? (Cat on a hot tin roof)
What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains (Streetcar)
A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages (Stairs to the roof)
When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone (Camino Real)
I think that hate is a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding (Sweet bird of youth)
4. Which of the following tidbits regarding Williams do you know?
Died from choking on a bottle cap
Stanley Kowalski—the anti-hero of A Streetcar Named Desire—from a salesman he worked with
Williams objected to having The Glass Menagerie performed at the National Theatre in Wash. D.C. in 1947; the theater refused to admit African-Americans.
His daily menu consisted of 2 packs of cigarettes, a fifth of liquor, half a Dexamyl (a barbiturate), 1-1/2 Seconals,, 2 Miltowns (a tranquilizer) chased w/Scotch at bedtime
Celebrities 1943 24 By: ptajuggalette