Tom Mitchell

Tom Mitchell is Chair of Acting for the University of Illinois Department of Theatre, where he has directed all of Tennessee Williams’ early full-length plays. He and performers from Illinois have presented Interior: Panic, St. Louis Stories, and other works as part of the Scholars Conference in recent years. Mitchell’s essay, “Tennessee Williams Wrestles with Race,” is published in the 2019 Tennessee Williams Annual Review. Currently he is working on projects focused on Williams’ short fiction.