Archive: Summer and Smoke
April 22 – May 15, 2016
Preview April 21
The Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre
Marjorie Arenstein Stage
at Virginia Rep Center Free Parking
By Tennessee Williams
Direction by Bruce Miller
Starring Carolyn Demanelis and Alexander Sapp
"A masterful production.
Demanelis rises to the occasion, making the audience care deeply about her.
Sapp yet again proves himself as one of Richmond’s finest actors.
Miller’s direction doesn’t miss a step"
"Mesmerizing... Summer and Smoke definitely entertains."
"Williams’ subtle and sizzling two-act romance marks Bruce Miller’s directorial farewell"
"Intimate" and "Breathtaking"
"A beautifully-staged, richly-acted and thoroughly-captivating experience."
Meet the Cast (pdf)
This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire.
2 hours and 25 minutes with intermission