Monday, January 30, 2023

REPLACEMENTS: PART TWO by Ron Fassler

Elaine Stritch as she appeared on Broadway as Martha in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1963).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 30, 2023, by Ron Fassler. Due to a warm response…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 09:14AM
Saturday, January 28, 2023

Almeida Theatre’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire transfers to Phoenix Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Paul Mescal, Patsy Ferran, Anjana Vasan and Dwane Walcott reprise their roles in the West End transfer of A Streetcar Named Desire This post Almeida Theatre’s production of…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 08:01AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Oscar Nominee Paul Mescal Set for A Streetcar Named Desire in the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

Paul Mescal, who just earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in Aftersun, is headed to the West End to star as Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, ac…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM

A Streetcar Named Desire with Paul Mescal transfers to West End by Chris Wiegand

Critically acclaimed and now boasting an Oscar nominee, the Almeida’s Tennessee Williams production will move to the Phoenix theatre in spring The Almeida theatre’s sold out production o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM

A Streetcar Named Desire starring Paul Mescal announces West End transfer after actor’s Oscar nomination by Tom Murray and Isobel Lewis

‘It’s my favourite play and it’s wonderful to be able to share it with a wider audience,’ Mescal said

SOURCE: The Independent at 05:42AM
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

A Streetcar Named Desire production announces West End extension after Paul Mescal’s Oscar nomination by Tom Murray

‘It’s my favourite play and it’s wonderful to be able to share it with a wider audience,’ Mescal said

SOURCE: The Independent at 09:03PM

Almeida A Streetcar Named Desire, Starring Aftersun Oscar Nominee Paul Mescal, to Transfer to West End by Andrew Gans

Anjana Vasan, Patsy Ferran, and Dwane Walcott will also reprise their roles at the Phoenix.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:18PM

Paul Mescal, Patsy Ferran, And Anjana Vasan To Star In A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE West End Revival

Paul Mescal, just nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA for his leading role in the film Aftersun, and best known for his BAFTA winning role in Normal People, Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:15PM

Oscar Nominee Paul Mescal Will Star in West End Transfer of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

The breakout performer has been seen in Normal People and recently was cast in the film adaptation of Merrily We Roll Along. 

SOURCE: Theatrely at 07:01PM

Paramount Theatre’s 2023-24 season includes ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ as well as ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at Copley by Kayla Samoy

Paramount Theatre's 2023-2024 season includes four musicals for its Broadway Series and three shows for its BOLD Series at the Copley Theatre.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:00AM
Sunday, January 22, 2023

The week in theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire; Watch on the Rhine by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Donmar Warehouse, LondonPaul Mescal, Patsy Ferran and Anjana Vasan captivate in Rebecca Frecknall’s headlong take on Tennessee Williams. And Lillian Hellman’s 1941 call to arms …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM
Friday, January 20, 2023

Matilda, Viola Davis, Martin McDonagh & More Among BAFTA Nominees by Caitlin Moynihan

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has revealed the 2023 nominations for its annual film awards and a bevy of stage favorites are among the nominees. The winners will be announc…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02AM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Street Car Named Desire at the Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what critics have been saying about Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire, now officially open at the Almeida Theatre.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM

Review: Paul Mescal and Patsy Ferran in London A Streetcar Named Desire

Anjana Vasan also stars in this Tennessee Williams revival from director Rebecca Frecknall.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 08:48AM
Sunday, January 15, 2023

‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Review: Paul Mescal Is Explosive in Rebecca Frecknall’s Staggering Revival by Gordon Cox

“I don’t want realism. I want magic!” Blanche’s famously desperate cry holds the key to most approaches to “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Productions of Tennessee Williams’ master…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:31PM

’An illuminating, inventive revitalisation of a familiar piece’: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – Almeida Theatre ★★★★★ by Alun Hood

However, Rebecca Frecknall’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Almeida Theatre is an unusually youthful reading of a play usually marinated in the disappointments of middle age…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Friday, January 13, 2023

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of A Streetcar Named Desire at London's Almeida? by Margaret Hall

Rebecca Frecknell directs the Tennessee Williams classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

A Streetcar Named Desire, Almeida Theatre review - Patsy Ferran rises above fussy staging by Gary Naylor

★★★★ A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, ALMEIDA THEATRE Torment, toxicity and trauma in New Orleans   Torment, toxicity and trauma in New Orleans It’s a long way from the dank chill of…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 11:42AM

Paul Mescal in a Streetcar Named Desire by Matt Wolf

In London, the Irish actor stars as Stanley Kowalski in a deeply empathic version of Tennessee Williams’s 1947 play, “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 09:06AM

A Streetcar Named Desire: Paul Mescal’s cruel Stanley leaves Normal People’s gold chain in tatters by Jessie Thompson

The ‘Aftersun’ actor gives an entrancing performance in Rebecca Frecknall’s intense Tennessee Williams revival at the Almeida

SOURCE: The Independent at 07:03AM

‘Brings a devastating new clarity to the play’: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – Almeida Theatre by Maryam Philpott

Director Rebecca Frecknall tackles one of the greatest plays of all time, Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire back in the intimacy of the Almeida Theatre and brings a devastating …

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

A Streetcar Named Desire review – Paul Mescal brings a fierce and dangerous energy by Arifa Akbar

Almeida, LondonOne of the year’s most hyped shows delivers with powerful performances from the Normal People star, Patsy Ferran and Anjana Vasan Two weeks into 2023 and we have already arr…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:54AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Paul Mescal Replaces Blake Jenner in Merrily We Roll Along Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

Emmy nominee Paul Mescal has joined the cast of the movie adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, according to Variety. He is taking over the role of compos…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:54PM
Tuesday, January 3, 2023

A desire for Streetcar: the enduring allure of Tennessee Williams’s tantalising classic by Michael Billington

Paul Mescal and Patsy Ferran battle it out in the Almeida’s new production of a poetic drama whose ambiguity is enthralling Tennessee Williams’s old bus keeps on running. The Almeida’s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:42PM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2021 & 2022 by [email protected] (unknown)

Because these lists are based on my own arbitrary rules anyways, I had decided to combine my list from 2021 and 2022 since I'm still easing into going back to see live shows on stage.  In …

SOURCE: tapeworthy.blogspot.com at 01:17PM
Monday, December 19, 2022

A Streetcar Named Desire at 75: Blanche, Stanley, and the Tennessee Williams play that still haunts us by Holly Williams

As Paul Mescal takes on the role first made famous by Marlon Brando, Holly Williams looks at the star-studded history of ‘Streetcar’, a play full of parts coveted by big name actors

SOURCE: The Independent at 03:48AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Almeida theatre cancels performances of A Streetcar Named Desire as actor withdraws by Chris Wiegand

Patsy Ferran will take over from Lydia Wilson when the London production opens a week late, alongside co-stars Paul Mescal and Anjana Vasan London’s Almeida theatre has cancelled the first…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:48PM
Saturday, July 16, 2022

T is for Tallulah Bankhead by New York Theater

Everybody seemed to have a colorful anecdote  about Tallulah Bankhead. She was said to have inspired the characters of Margo Channing in the film “All About Eve,” Blanche DuBois in Ten…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 10:49PM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Queer-Themed A Streetcar Named Desire Prequel What I First Desired Sets Off-Broadway Return by Margaret Hall

Written by Tyler Martin, the new work is headed back to Soho Playhouse next month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Friday, May 27, 2022

VIDEO: Blair Underwood Reveals He Wants to Do a Broadway Musical on LIVE

Blair UnderwoodDuring an interview on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan, Blair Underwood revealed that he would like to return to Broadway in a musical. Underwood also spoke about his Broadway deb…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:05PM
Monday, May 16, 2022

Camille A. Brown on Finding Her Place in the Legacy of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls by Lindsey Sullivan

After earning seven Tony nominations, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has extended its run at the Booth Theatre through June 5. Camille A. Brown garner…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:48PM

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