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Get your Tennessee Williams fill at Central Methodist University from Feb. 24 to March 4.
The festival starts off with a forum presented by adjunct professor and Williams expert Brett Johnson on Feb. 24 at noon in Stedman Hall Romm 200.
Feb. 24 and 25 at 7:30p.m. and Feb. 26 at 2p.m. the Fayette Area Community Theatre will be putting on performances of "The Glass Menagerie," directed by emeritus professor of english Dr. Joe Geist. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and $2 for students.
That Sunday, movie night at CMU will also feature a Williams work. Night of the Iguana will be shown at 7 p.m. in Stedman 200 on Feb. 26. This event is free and open to the public.
A second film will be shown in Stedman 200 on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 6 p.m. Dr. Kavita S. Hatwalkar’s Introduction to Cinema class will be watching Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Hatwalkar is assistant professor of English at CMU. The public is also invited to attend at no cost. A reception will be held in the Stedman 200 lobby for Brett Johnson who will speak again following the screening.
To conclude the festival, Dr. Mark Kelty’s CMU theatre students will present A Streetcar Named Desire in the Little Theatre, March 1-4. Kelty is associate professor of theatre at CMU. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $5 for CMU faculty and staff, and $2 for students.