Tennessee Williams - Playwright
Tennessee Williams was an American playwright whose first critical acclaim came in 1944 when The Glass Menagerie opened in Chicago and went to Broadway. A few years later his play A Streetcar Named Desire earned Williams’ his first Pulitzer Prize. He would later go on to write many more prolific works, such as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Night of the Iguana. Many of Williams’ plays have been adapted to film starring screen greats like Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor. He also wrote two novels, essays, poetry, and an autobiography; his works won four Drama Critics’ awards and were performed worldwide. Williams died in 1983.
Phoebe Moyer - Director
Phoebe Moyer is delighted to join 6th Street Playhouse to direct one of Tennessee Williams’ masterpieces. A proud member of Actors Equity Association, Phoebe is a freelance director, voice-over talent, and acting coach after 37 years as a University and Secondary School Instructor in English, Theatre Arts, Film, Jazz/Modern Dance, and Mime. A winner of many Dean Goodman Choice Awards, Bay Area Theatre Critic Circle Awards, and TBA Awards, she has performed as well as directed at theatre companies throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Next up: This Random World by Steven Dietz at Left Edge (May 3-26).