Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 112th Birthday, the 2023 Birthday Celebration includes a poetry contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2023 Poetry Competition; however, your poem must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to write a poem referencing Williams, his family, one of his characters, or […]

Tennessee Williams Short Story Contest

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

In commemorating Tennessee Williams’s 112th Birthday, the 2023 Birthday Celebration includes a short story contest that is open to everyone.  There is no specific theme for the 2023 Short Story Competition; however, your short story must in some way reference Tennessee Williams.  Authors may choose to write a story referencing Williams, his family, one of […]

Garden Party & Fundraiser Celebrating Tennessee Williams

1207 Whitehead Street 1207 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL

Garden Party & Fundraiser Celebrating Tennessee Williams This Garden Party is the kick-off event and fundraiser for the March 2023 Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration. It is being held in the garden at 1207 Whitehead Street, residence of Dennis Beaver, Curator of the Museum, and Bert Whitt. All proceeds will go to the Museum. There is […]

$125.00

Tennessee Williams Film | Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1958) is the powerful, highly-charged, moving story of a neurotic, dysfunctional Southern family with its rivalries, tensions, and avarice. Its provocative screenplay by Richard Brooks and James Poe was adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tennessee Williams. MGM's posters proclaimed: 'ALL THE SULTRY EXPLOSIVE […]

Tennessee Williams’ Key West Walking Tour

Waterfront Playhouse 407 Wall Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is hosting a historic walking tour of Tennessee Williams' Key West lead by Tennessee Williams Museum curator Dennis Beaver.  During the tour, he will discuss the several of the iconic structures with ties to Williams and his writings. Tour Highlights: Key West, and especially Old Town, played a […]

$30.00 - $35.00

Happy Hour with the Historian | Tennessee Williams in Key West

Comedy Key West 218 Whitehead Street, #5, Key West, FL

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to partner with Comedy Key West to offer a series of fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Attendees will receive a complimentary drink (beer, house wine or soft drink), and treated to a short presentation by the historian. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: […]

$12.00 - $15.00

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum | The Rose Tattoo

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum. KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum as part of the Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration. KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum led by Museum Curator, Dennis Beaver, the tour features a detailed look into the […]

$5.00 - $10.00

Rick Worth Painting Boot Camp Celebrates Tennessee Williams

The Studios of Key West 533 Eaton Street, Key West

Rick Worth Painting Boot Camp Celebrates Tennessee Williams The Studios of Key West 2:00pm - 4:30pm Key West’s favorite artist celebrates Tennessee Williams with a special edition Painting Bootcamp session. Representatives from the Key West Art and Historical Society, and The Tennessee Williams Exhibit, will start the workshop with some background in the life and […]

Suddenly, Last Summer Theater Performance

Waterfront Playhouse 407 Wall Street, Naval Air Station Key West, FL

Waterfront Playhouse is bring one of Tennessee Williams' plays to life this March!  Suddenly, Last Summer centers on a young woman who, at the insistence of her wealthy aunt, is being evaluated by a psychiatric doctor to receive a lobotomy after witnessing the death of her cousin Sebastian Venable while traveling with him in Spain […]

Tennessee Williams Film | The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

THE LOSS OF A TEARDROP DIAMOND (2008) is a new drama based on a recently rediscovered original screenplay by legendary writer Tennessee Williams.  Widely considered the most important American playwright of the post-WWII, era, Williams wrote the TEARDROP DIAMOND screenplay at the height of his late-1950’s heyday, amid such classic plays, (which themselves were adapted […]

Tennessee Williams Film | This Property is Condemned

Tropic Cinema 416 Eaton Street, Key West, FL

This Property is Condemned (1966) During the midst of the Great Depression, teenager Willie Starr tells a recent story of her family in Dodson, Mississippi, and the now condemned building that was the family boarding house where she still lives by herself. Her father had just abandoned the family, leaving her mother, Hazel Starr, to […]

The Smoke & Sizzle of Tennessee Williams

Armory Building 600 White Street, Key West, FL

The Smoke & Sizzle of Tennessee Williams Fringe Theater at The Armory 7:00pm - 8:00pm A collection of readers present a program that explores the more sensual writings of Tennessee Williams. The evening will include the steamy and smokey, the demure and suggestive, the shockingly graphic from Williams’ poetry, short stories, plays, and general writings. […]

Curator Tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum

KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum highlighting 'The Glass Menagerie'. KWAHS is offering a Curator-led tour of the Tennessee Williams Museum highlighting his celebrated work, The Glass Menagerie. Led by Curator, Dennis Beaver, the tour will discuss The Glass Menagerie, an interesting, dynamic play that has many parallels with the […]

Tennessee Williams Birthday Party

Tennessee Williams Museum 513 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL

Tennessee Williams turns 112 this March! Join us at the Tennessee Williams Museum (513 Truman Avenue) for champagne and cake on March 26.  First and second place winners of the short story and poetry contests will also be revealed at the party and the poetry winners will read their poems and the short story winners […]