St. Louis Stories

St Louis Stories PosterStudents and faculty from the Department of Theatre performed as part of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival in St. Louis Stories, adapted from unpublished short stories by Tennessee Williams. Included in the group were B.F.A. students Sara Freedland, Hannah Schumacher, and Yvon Streacker, Ph.D. student Kyle Thomas, and faculty members Tom Mitchell and JW Morrissette. Professor Mitchell adapted material he located in the Williams archives at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas. The group also performed in St. Louis at the Tennessee Williams Festival in May. This is the seventh group of Illinois Theatre students since 2004 who have performed in New Orleans as part of the Tennessee Williams event.