An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period ... See full summary »
Valentine "Snakeskin" Xavier, a trouble-prone drifter trying to go straight, wanders into a small Mississippi town looking for a simple and honest life but finds himself embroiled with problem-filled women.
This is not a normal play with a plot and a story like other plays by Tennessee Williams. Instead it is a variation on Dante's Inferno. It is stark and strange and very surreal.
If you are expecting something along the lines of The Glass Menagerie or Streetcar Named Desire, you will be disappointed. It does not have the profound dialog of those plays and the characters are more symbolic rather than being fleshed out as they are in a standard format play.
If you are looking for something real different, you might like this.
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