Camino Real, by Tennessee Williams
A Co-Production with CalArts
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky
February 04 – March 13, 2011

The Camino Real is a surreal walled-in city which becomes a kind of purgatory for the play’s myriad characters, famous figures from literature and history and those of Williams’ own invention. These lost souls, terrified of what lies beyond the wall–the Terra Incognita–struggle to escape their fate or make one last, meaningful connection. This contemporary, comic, and heartbreaking flight of theatricality is Tennessee Williams at his most surprising.


“There are people who think that Camino Real was Tennessee Williams' best play and I believe that they are right. It is a play torn out of a human soul.”

Clive BarnesThe New York Times

“As I often say about shows at Boston Court, go see it with people you enjoy holding intellectual conversations with afterward.”

Frances Baum NicholsonPasadena Star News

“Camino Real is a curiosity that you're not likely to see again — let alone this well.”

LA Weekly

“...a viscerally stunning and emotionally resonant portrait of longing, suffering, and redemption.”


“The cast was absolutely phenomenal.”

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