The first play in the series Something Spoken: Tennessee Williams On the Air, produced in collaboration with the Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis. “The Lady of Larkspur Lotion” is sponsored by Mary Strauss and directed by Tim Ocel.
In the play, Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore is a long-time boarding house tenant – but she lives convinced that she owns a Brazillian rubber plantation. The landlady has always humored her, but when Mrs. Hardwicke-Moore can’t make her rent the two women start to argue. Then a mysterious writer joins the fray. Performers for this play include: Nisi Sturgis, Rayme Cornell, and Bradley Tejeda. Broadway legend Ken Page narrates and noted Williams scholar Tom Mitchell offers commentary.