I think I would have called this collection The Night of the Iguana and Other Plays , because I thought it was by far the best play of the three For me, none of them came anywhere near the brilliance of Streetcar , though. Usually I either see or read a play but won t do both I watched Sweet Bird of Youth last month, so it is fresh in mind but not enough to distort the reading of it Like any decent drama the work deserves a second look and I wasn t surprised to find it easier to piece it all together and develop a stronger understanding I can t make heads or tails of why I ve read A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie and now this because I don t exactly enjoy them They re packed with suppression and a Usually I either see or read a play but won t do both I watched Sweet Bird of Youth last month, so it is fresh in mind but not enough to distort the reading of it Like any decent drama the work deserves a second look and I wasn t surprised to find it easier to piece it all together and develop a stronger understanding I can t make heads or tails of why I ve read A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie and now this because I don t exactly enjoy them They re packed with suppression and anger I guess it is his brilliant observations of illusion How very sweet of you, Sally I don t even care if you re not altogether sincere in that statement, Sally Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is next then The Night of the Iguana This was an absolute slog to get through glad I m getting through Williams works, but none of these plays compare to Streetcar or Summer and Smoke. 4 pe as o Zoo de Vidro, Doce P ssaro da Juventude, A Noite da Iguana e Vieux Carr Todas excelentes. Loneliness, sexual tension and the need for human kindness pervade these three plays by Tennessee Williams, as their characters rage against personal demons and the modern world In Sweet Bird of Youth , a drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town with an ageing movie actress in search of the girl he loved in his youth, but with terrible, violent results Period of Adjustment tells the story of two young newlyweds who visit the husband s old army friend on Christmas Eve after unsuccessfully consummating their marriage, and unleash forbidden passion, while in The Night of the Iguana a diverse group of people, including a disturbed ex minister and a troubled spinster, are thrown together in an isolated Mexican hotel for one eventful night