Happy Birthday, Mr. Williams to Feature Cronyn, Dixon, Lawrence and More

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In celebration of what would have been Tennessee Williams' 99th birthday, Blue Roses Production will present Happy Birthday, Mr. Williams March 21 at the St. Clements Parrish Hall in Manhattan.

The 7:30 PM performance will feature a reading of Williams' short play The Lady of Larkspur Lotion as well as four contemporary short pieces by Richard Cottrell, Craig Pospisil, Gary Giovannetti and Judd Lear Silverman, all inspired by Williams.

Conceived and directed by artistic director Erma Duricko, the evening will boast the talents of Tandy Cronyn, Brandon Victor Dixon, Jeremy Lawrence and Joel Vig as well as Tennessee Williams scholar Annette Saddik and Blue Roses company members Timothy Brown, Kara Corthron, Marissa Danielle Duricko, Karen Eterovich, Gary Giovannetti, Jennifer Graves, Michael Graves, Heather Lee Harper, Jim Ireland, Sarah Ireland, Donna LaStella, David Ojala, Blair Sams, George Sheffey, Megan Smith, Tom Matthew Wolfe and John Yearley.

Birthday cake and cocktails will follow the reading.

St. Clements Parrish Hall is located at 423 West 46th Street. There is a suggested donation of $15 at the door; call (212) 252-4915 for reservations.

* Blue Roses Productions is a national production company dedicated to "presenting the works of Tennessee Williams, as well as nurturing and producing works by new American playwrights that champion the human spirit. Blue Roses Productions strives to create an artistic haven where established and emerging artists can challenge themselves while developing their craft."

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