Tickets

TWFest 2024 is March 20 – 24!

Individual event tickets can be found below, and we’re adding more every day, plus, our Festival VIP Passes and LitPasses are on sale now!

The VIP Pass is the best way to see everything you want at TWF24! Treat yourself to the full fest experience! It also makes a great gift for the literary lover in your life.

You can also purchase your Festival LIT Pass now. It admits you to all of the lit discussion panels FRI – SUN of the Festival weekend, the full day of the Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference, and all of the lit panels at SASFest24.

See the FULL FESTIVAL SCHEDULE for details about all of our events.

New to the Fest? See this Festival Programming Overview for more details.

Need help with your order? Email us at info@tennesseewilliams.net.

Saints and Sinners 2024 is March 22 – 24!

More information below:

ImageNameSummaryPriceBuy
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Standard $200Access to all SASFest events.$200.00
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Student $40Student discount! Access to all SASFest events.$40.00
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Partner Party Pass $35Access to welcome party, book launch, and closing reception.$35.00
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Friday Day Pass $75Access to all Friday SASFest events.$75.00
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Saturday Day Pass $75Access to all Saturday SASFest events.$75.00
2024 Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration - Sunday Day Pass $75Access to all Sunday SASFest events.$75.00
2024 TWFest VIP PASS - StandardAccess to all TWFest events.$600.00
A TRUMAN CAPOTE READING AND DISCUSSIONCelebrating the 100th year of Southern writer Truman Capote’s birth with readings, discussion, and stories …$10.00
BOOKS AND BEIGNETS WITH GARY RICHARDS

This year’s focus: Eudora Welty’s short stories.

$35.00
CREATING THE WRITER’S CITYIn a discussion sparked by T.R. Johnson’s New Orleans: The Writer’s City, scholar T.R. Johnson …$10.00
DEFINING CHARACTER: THREE UNORTHODOX BIOGRAPHIESHow does a biographer present the facts of a life and also capture the atmosphere, …$10.00
EXPLORING BLANCHE DUBOIS AND THE WOMEN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMSThis panel will explore contemporary Williams and discuss interpretations of his most inspired creation, Blanche …$10.00
FEATURED CONVERSATION—MAUREEN CORRIGAN, MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM, AND JUSTIN TORRES

Join us for a scintillating literary conversation!

$10.00
FEATURED CONVERSATION—SEEING OUR HISTORY ON THE PAGEHistorian, author and journalist Errol Laborde, whose most recent book is When Rex Met Zulu …$10.00
FEATURED CONVERSATION: MAUREEN CORRIGAN AND COLM TOIBINMaureen Corrigan, the beloved and influential book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and author of …$10.00
FILM: LITERARY NEW ORLEANSThe city of New Orleans has served as a setting for many of the world’s …$10.00
FOT1-Baby Doll

Friends of Tennessee Membership $50 level.

$50.00
FOT2-Serafina Delle Rose

Friends of Tennessee Membership $200 level.

$200.00
FOT3-Gentleman Caller

Friends of Tennessee Membership $500 level.

$500.00
FOT4-Maggie the Cat

Friends of Tennessee Membership $1,000 level.

$1,000.00
FOT5-Big Daddy

Friends of Tennessee Membership $2,500 level.

$2,500.00
FRENCH QUARTER GHOSTS AND LEGENDS TOUR - THU 5:45 - 7:15pmJoin acclaimed local author and storyteller Ariadne Blayde for an immersive twilight walk exploring the …$30.00
FRENCH QUARTER GHOSTS AND LEGENDS TOUR - FRI 5:45 - 7:15pmJoin acclaimed local author and storyteller Ariadne Blayde for an immersive twilight walk exploring the …$30.00
FRENCH QUARTER GHOSTS AND LEGENDS TOUR - SAT 8:30 - 10pmJoin acclaimed local author and storyteller Ariadne Blayde for an immersive twilight walk exploring the …$30.00
FRENCH QUARTER GHOSTS AND LEGENDS TOUR - SUN 5:30 - 7pmJoin acclaimed local author and storyteller Ariadne Blayde for an immersive twilight walk exploring the …$30.00
FROM THE WRITING ROOM TO THE THEATER: ADAPTING BOOK TO SCREENWhat’s it like to see your book make it to the screen as a film …$10.00
GREAT STORIES FROM NEW ORLEANS INSTITUTIONSEvery city with a long history has stewards who care for its treasures, whether they …$10.00
HISTORIC STORYVILLE WALKING TOUR - THU 10am-12:00pmJoin Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honoré on this unique, intriguing walk through parts of what was …$30.00
HISTORIC STORYVILLE WALKING TOUR - FRI 10am-12:00pmJoin Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honoré on this unique, intriguing walk through parts of what was …$30.00
HISTORIC STORYVILLE WALKING TOUR - SAT 10am-12:00pmJoin Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honoré on this unique, intriguing walk through parts of what was …$30.00
HISTORY IS MY MUSE: FINDING PRESENT INSPIRATION IN THE PASTHistory is a gold mine for the discerning writer, prospecting for nuggets from the distant—or …$10.00
HISTORY OF QUEER NIGHTLIFE IN NEW ORLEANS TOUR - THU 1 - 3 PMA 2-hour deep dive into the joy, heartbreak, and history of the New Orleans Queer …$35.00
HISTORY OF QUEER NIGHTLIFE IN NEW ORLEANS TOUR - FRI 1 - 3 PMA 2-hour deep dive into the joy, heartbreak, and history of the New Orleans Queer …$35.00
HISTORY OF QUEER NIGHTLIFE IN NEW ORLEANS TOUR - SAT 1 - 3 PMA 2-hour deep dive into the joy, heartbreak, and history of the New Orleans Queer …$35.00
HISTORY OF QUEER NIGHTLIFE IN NEW ORLEANS TOUR - SUN 1 - 3 PMA 2-hour deep dive into the joy, heartbreak, and history of the New Orleans Queer …$35.00
LEGENDS OF BURLESQUEOver the last century, vaudeville’s naughtier cousin, burlesque, has become a truly American art form, …$10.00
LGBTQ+ FRENCH QUARTER TOUR - THU 11am-12:30pmThis leisurely stroll through the French Quarter focuses on New Orleans’ enchanting past with an …$30.00
LGBTQ+ FRENCH QUARTER TOUR - FRI 3:30-5pmThis leisurely stroll through the French Quarter focuses on New Orleans’ enchanting past with an …$30.00
LGBTQ+ FRENCH QUARTER TOUR - SUN 1-2:30pmThis leisurely stroll through the French Quarter focuses on New Orleans’ enchanting past with an …$30.00
LITERARY DISCUSSION SERIES 2024 (LitPass) - Standard $100Access to all literary discussion panels, Scholars Conference, and closing event.$100.00
LITERARY DISCUSSION SERIES 2024 (LitPass) - Student $70Student discount! Access to all literary discussion panels, Scholars Conference, and closing event.$70.00
LITERARY DISCUSSION SERIES 2024 (LitPass) - Friday Panel Pass $40Access to all literary discussion panels and Scholars Conference on Friday, March 22.$40.00
LITERARY DISCUSSION SERIES 2024 (LitPass) - Saturday Panel Pass $40Access to all literary discussion panels Saturday, March 23.$40.00
LITERARY DISCUSSION SERIES 2024 (LitPass) - Sunday Panel Pass $40Access to all literary discussion panels and closing event Sunday, March 24.$40.00
MAKING AN ENTRANCE: NEW FICTION VOICES WITH STYLEReaders love finding a new writer who has a fresh and exciting style or captivating …$10.00
NEW VISTAS, GRAND OUTLOOKS: RENDERING THE LANDSCAPE IN POETRYThis panel will feature poets Carolyn Hembree, Rodney Jones, Christine Kwon, Alison Pelegrin and Gina …$10.00
OPENING NIGHT: TENNESSEE RISING

A solo play written and performed by Jacob Storms.

$40.00
OTHERWORLDLY FICTIONThe skill of world building is essential to fine fiction, inviting the reader to enter …$10.00
PARABLES OF A WORLD CORRUPTED—POLITICS IN THE PLAYS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMSIn a 1967 interview, when Tennessee Williams was asked if he ever wrote directly about …$10.00
SAS1-Cherub

SASFest Membership $25 level.

$25.00
SAS2-Devil

SASFest Membership $75 level.

$75.00
SAS3-Saint

SASFest Membership $300 level.

$300.00
SAS4-Sinner

SASFest Membership $500 level.

$500.00
SAS5-Guardian Angel

SASFest Membership $1,500 level.

$1,500.00
TENNESSEE 101 WITH AUGUSTIN J CORREROTennessee 101 is a fast-paced, fun, and informative introduction to Tennessee Williams! It’s focused on …$10.00
TENNESSEE RISING: THE DAWN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - Cocktail Table Seating ($35)Tennessee Rising: The Dawn of Tennessee Williams, a solo play written and performed by Jacob …$35.00
TENNESSEE RISING: THE DAWN OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - General Admission ($20)Tennessee Rising: The Dawn of Tennessee Williams, a solo play written and performed by Jacob …$20.00
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS TRIBUTE READING

A look at the erotic side of Tennessee Williams.

$45.00
THE LAST BOHEMIA SOIREE, INCLUDING A PERFORMANCE OF NIGHTINGALE  - Preferred Seating ($70)8:30 PM Doors |  10 PM Show A magical evening of music and performance hosted …$70.00
THE LAST BOHEMIA SOIREE, INCLUDING A PERFORMANCE OF NIGHTINGALE  - General Seating ($40)8:30 PM Doors |  10 PM Show A magical evening of music and performance hosted …$40.00
THE NOLA PROJECT PRESENTS TENNESSEE X THREEA Staged Reading of Three Tennessee Williams One-Acts Auto Da Fé This 1941 short play …$20.00
THE OTHER SIDE OF DESIRE:  TENNESSEE WILLIAMS ON LIFE, LOVE, AND DEATHWhen Blanche DuBois arrives in the French Quarter of New Orleans in the first scene …$10.00
THE SINKING OPULENCE SHOW! - Cocktail Table Seating ($35), Thursday, March 21Back by popular demand! A Cabaret celebrating the sinking of the ship that we are …$35.00
THE SINKING OPULENCE SHOW! - Cocktail Table Seating ($35), Friday, March 22Back by popular demand! A Cabaret celebrating the sinking of the ship that we are …$35.00
THE SINKING OPULENCE SHOW! - General Admission ($20), Thursday, March 21Back by popular demand! A Cabaret celebrating the sinking of the ship that we are …$20.00
THE SINKING OPULENCE SHOW! - General Admission ($20), Friday, March 22Back by popular demand! A Cabaret celebrating the sinking of the ship that we are …$20.00
THIS IS THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM, OR GOOD LUCK GOD BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - Cocktail Table Seating ($35), Thursday, March 21This funny and shocking one-act play, published in 1981, was inspired by a real-life news …$35.00
THIS IS THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM, OR GOOD LUCK GOD BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - Cocktail Table Seating ($35), Friday, March 22This funny and shocking one-act play, published in 1981, was inspired by a real-life news …$35.00
THIS IS THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM, OR GOOD LUCK GOD BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - General Admission ($20), Thursday, March 21This funny and shocking one-act play, published in 1981, was inspired by a real-life news …$20.00
THIS IS THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM, OR GOOD LUCK GOD BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS - General Admission ($20), Friday, March 22This funny and shocking one-act play, published in 1981, was inspired by a real-life news …$20.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—ADRIAN VAN YOUNG

Exploring and creating literary monsters.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—ALEX JENNINGS

World building and culture shock as a tool.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—COLM TÓIBÍN

Using fact in your fiction.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—M.O. WALSH

Make your novel the best it can be.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM

Fully-imagined characters always produce a story.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—STACEY BALKUN

Writing poetry with the unsaid.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—STEPHANIE BURT 

Poems in voices of characters who do not exist in our world.

$25.00
TWFest: WRITER'S CRAFT—WENDY CHIN-TANNER

Writing fiction inspired by true events.

$25.00
VOICES FROM THE PAST: HEARING OUR ANCESTORS IN THE PRESENTWhether as editors, translators, or anthologists, writers are often called to steward the works of …$10.00
WHY THE ART OF IMPROV ENDURESImprov scholar Randy Fertel, author of A Taste for Chaos: The Art of Literary Improvisation …$10.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—BETH MARSHEAExplore the life cycle of a book from creation, to query, to publication, to publicity, …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—CHEN CHENThough perhaps the love poem has long been queer (think of Shakespeare’s sonnets and Sappho’s …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—DANIEL M. JAFFEMany writers experience dry spells when the writing just doesn’t seem to flow.  Must we …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—JACOB BUDENZAlthough ekphrasis is most commonly posited as a poetic tool—poetry responding to visual art—the practice …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—JERRY L. WHEELER Join writer and editor Jerry L. Wheeler in this sequel to last year’s guided erotica …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—MARGOT DOUAIHYWhat makes for a break-out protagonist? Why do we want to follow a new one …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—REINE DUGASSetting can be more than just the backdrop for your story—setting can shape and breathe …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—TIMOTHY SCHAFFERTYou have the characters, the narrator, the setting, the conflict – but what defines that …$25.00
Writer's Craft - SASFest—TREBOR HEALEYHow do we, as writers, choose what story works best in what form? These are …$25.00
WRITERS OF A CERTAIN AGEBeing published is hardly a young person’s game, but that’s the perception the world has …$10.00
WRITING SOUTHERN GOTHIC IN MODERN NEW ORLEANS Exploring themes such as religious intensity, moral disorder, ancestral homes in resplendent decay, systemic racism, …$10.00