Tennessee Williams (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983), born Thomas Lanier Williams, was an American playwright. His best known film adaptations include A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, and BABY DOLL.
The annual Mississippi Delta Tennessee Williams Festival was inaugurated in 1993 as a celebration of the genius of Williams and the region’s cultural heritage that he immortalized in his works.
Held annually, The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival hosts performances that examine and celebrate Tennessee Williams' work, life and evolving historical importance.
A writers’ conference funded by the late Tennessee Williams’ estate and established to encourage creative writing.
Founded in 1987, The Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival honors the creative genius of Tennessee Williams and supports the arts, the culture, and the hospitatlity of New Orleans.
A performing arts center for Key West.