Vieux Carré

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  • 12 August 2010

This article is from 2010

Vieux Carré

The Wooster Group returns to Edinburgh with this typically inventive new take on Tennessee Williams autobiographical play set in a dilapidated boarding house in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The production draws on the improvisational films of Warhol collaborator Paul Morrissey and the stylised performances of Ryan Trecartin to create a new mode of expression for Williams’ work.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, 473 2000, 21–24 Aug, 7.30pm, £10–£27.

Vieux Carré

  • 3 stars

In this production, the New York-based Wooster Group forges a new mode of expression for Tennessee Williams' lyric voice. It tells the story of a young writer who makes his home amongst restless young malcontents and elderly eccentrics. As he becomes entangled with their lives, his own fate reveals itself. Commissioned by…

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