Heroes and Myths, Tennessee Williams

Director, Vassilis Oikonomou


In July 2011 THEAMA premiered in several summer festivals the play Heroes and Myths a compilation of excerpts from leading plays by playwright Tennessee Williams. Heroes are the protagonists of today who live trapped in their miserable uniqueness. Perfect in such imperfection with only hope. Personal acceptance: Redemption and conviction…

Monologues such as Tom and Amanda’s “Glass World”, Kathryn’s “Suddenly Last Summer”, Mr. Charlie’s “The Last of My Golden Globes”, Miss Gray’s “Something That Can’t Be Said” “, But also of Willie from” To Destruction “, each meets his own hero individually, through a path of shadow and inner search. Voices that unite and through allegory give a unique way to the theatrical stage present, for the right to “equal”.