Tennessee Williams Program 33rd Annual - Page 13

Thursday MARCH 28 his battle cry, “En avant!”, we are assured that the agenda is quite full and there is much more work to come. Sponsored by Helen and George Ingram. Beauregard-Keyes House, $20 or VIP Pass 2 - 4 PM—Walking Tour SAINTS AND SINNERS LITERARY WALKING TOUR This leisurely stroll through the French Quarter focuses on New Orleans’ enchanting past with an emphasis on the neighborhood’s queer history and its rich literary heritage. See where writers lived and wrote, and learn about the incredible contributions lesbians and gay men have made to the city over its 300-year-old history. Other highlights include Jackson Square, Free People of Color, the French Market, the birth of jazz, Voodoo, and a wide diversity of architecture. The tour is guided by long-time French Quarter resident Frank Perez, a local historian and professional tour guide who has written two books about French Quarter history. Approximately 2 hours. Tours at 2 PM Thursday, 11:30 AM Friday, and 3 PM Saturday. Hotel Monteleone, Lobby, $25 or VIP Pass. 2 - 4 PM—Walking Tour TENNESSEE WILLIAMS LITERARY WALKING TOUR CREATED BY DR. KENNETH HOLDITCH For full description, see page 10 2 - 4 PM—Walking Tour COCKTAIL TOUR WITH ELIZABETH PEARCE For full description, see page 9 2:30 - 3:30 PM—Theater TWO FOR TENNESSEE PRESENTS “TRICKS IN MY POCKET” Conceived by director Harold Gervais, Two For Tennessee is continuing series of original one act plays inspired by the life and legacy of Tennessee Williams. This year we feature new plays by Becky Retz (Friday) and Leslie Nipkow. “Tricks in My Pocket” by Emmy & Writers Guild of America-winning playwright Leslie Nipkow It is May 11, 1977 and Vieux Carré has just received its Broadway opening. So why is Tennessee Williams to be found in a bathroom at the after party and why is he stuck in there with the 37th President of the United States, Richard Milhous Nixon? Bob Edes, Jr. is Tennessee Williams and Jeff Robins is Richard Nixon under the direction of Harold Gervais. Beauregard-Keyes House, $15 or VIP Pass New from LSU Press Available in bookstores and online at www.lsupress.org $45.00 cloth 13 b&w images, 12 maps, $39.95 cloth 97 b&w images, $36.00 cloth