Plays Directory : Suddenly, Last Summer

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Tennessee Williams
  • Written
    1958
  • Setting
    USA
  • Overview
    The play features Catherine Holly, a young woman who seems to go insane after her cousin Sebastian dies on a trip to Europe under mysterious circumstances. Sebastian's mother, Violet Venable, tries to cloud the truth about her son's homosexuality and his death, as she wants him to be remembered as a great artist. She threatens to lobotomize Catherine for her incoherent utterances relating to Sebastian's demise. Finally, under the influence of a truth serum, Catherine tells the gruesome story of Sebastian's death by cannibalism at the hand of local boys whose sexual favors he sought. Both his mother and later Catherine were only devices for him to attract the young men.

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3 known characters

2 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Chris Daez
Chris Daez
Actor
2018, George
Richard Keightley
Richard Keightley
Voice Over: English
2015, George Holly
Ed Ashe
Ed Ashe
Voice Over: American - Standard
2014, George Holly
Daniel Wye
Daniel Wye
Actor
2013, George
Patrick Evans
2011, George Holly
Hampstead Theatre, Michael Frayn Space
Paul Cleveland
2011, George
Hampstead Theatre
Eoghan Lamb
Eoghan Lamb
Actor
2006, George
Samsome Studios
Jamie Menard
Jamie Menard
Actor
1999, George Holly

Alternative Names

Suddenly Last Summer