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Summer and Smoke

Converse Opera Theatre and Theatre Converse present Summer and Smoke January 26-28 in Twichell Auditorium in Spartanburg. Adapted from Tennessee Williams’ famous play of the same title, Summer and Smoke tells one of the most heartbreaking love stories of all time. It’s Mississippi at the turn of the 20th century. Alma, a preacher’s daughter with an eccentric mother, harbors a secret infatuation with her rebellious neighbor, John. As the two wrestle between love and lust, Alma struggles to find her freedom and identity as a woman in the restrictive South. Rated PG-13 for violence and sexual content.