Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Tennessee Williams
Brick Pollitt Timeline and Summary
- Brick gets out of the shower.
- Brick pays very little attention to Maggie.
- Brick makes lots of drinks.
- Brick drinks lots of Echo Spring.
- Brick drops his crutch and asks Maggie to help hand it to him.
- He hides in the bathroom when Big Mama comes into the room.
- Brick puts on white silk pajamas.
- Brick makes more drinks.
- Brick wanders out to the gallery.
- Brick tells Maggie to shut up about Skipper.
- Brick tries to hit Maggie with his crutch.
- Brick asks his niece to tell the rest of the family to come upstairs to the bedroom.
- Brick goes out to the gallery.
- At Big Daddy's request, Maggie brings Brick back into the bedroom.
- Brick turns on some Wagner.
- Brick drinks some more.
- Brick loses his cool, and his crutch, as Big Daddy tries to get the truth from him.
- Brick steps on his broken ankle.
- Brick goes back out onto the gallery.
- Brick sings to the moon.
- Brick comes back into the bedroom during the climax of the "family conference."
- Brick finds his click after taking three shots.
- Brick goes back on to the gallery.
- Brick returns to the bedroom to find his precious Echo Spring gone, gone, gone and the lights turned out.