THE SCENT OF THE BLUE ROSE

COMING IN THE SPRING OF 2018

"Scent of the Blue Rose" is the title of my forthcoming play.  It's about the Williams family and Rose's lobotomy. It takes place in the late 1930s, Tennessee Williams is never seen. I had this on the back burner for over 5 years. Now, however,  is the time to do it.

The blue rose of forgetfulness, from the Korda version of "The Thief of Bagdad" of which Rose would have seen during her daily jaunts to the movies, instead of attending her secretarial schooling. It is last thing talked about before being carted off for the ice pick shoved up to her brain through the corner of her eye. late 30s, Tennessee  never seen. I had this on the back burner for over 5 years. Now is the time to do it. The blue rose it is known as the blue rose of forgetfulness;  one scent and all memory is erased. It comes from the Korda version of "The Thief of Bagdad" of which Rose would have seen during her daily jaunts to the movies, instead of attending secretarial school. It is the last thing talked about while Rose Williams is being led away for the ice pick shoved up to her brain through the corner of her eye,  AKA;  ice pick lobotomy: hence, The blue rose of forgetfulness.