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The Rose Tattoo

Ohio University

Athens, OH

by Tennessee  Williams

Director: Emily Penick

Scenic Design: Bradley Wehrle

Lighting Design: Sara Watson

Costume Design: Ricky Lurie

An Italian-American neighborhood in Louisiana is disturbed when truck driver Rosario Delle Rose is killed by police while smuggling. His buxom widow Serafina miscarries, then over a period of years draws more and more into herself, trying to force her lovely teenaged daughter Rosa to do likewise. On one eventful day, Rose finally breaks away; Serafina learns of Rosario's affair with another woman; and a new carefree, handsome Italian truck driver enters her life...

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