Sunday, January 13, 2019

Blue Ridge Review: Marin Ireland et al in halfway house do nothing halfway by New York Theater

“I, I, I took the blows, in my face, and my body,” Marin Ireland as Alison says dramatically falling to the floor of the church-run halfway house in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Car…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Cory Michael Smith, Amy Ryan & More Sign On as Guest Stars for Nassim by Andy Lefkowitz

Barrow Street Theatricals has announced the newest round of rotating guest actors through the beginning of the year for the American premiere of Nassim by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassi…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Further cast announcements for All About Eve by Eleni Cashell

The limited run for All About Eve has revealed more cast details, having previously announced Gillian Anderson (X-Files, The Fall, A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here W…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

‘Patsy Ferran is phenomenal, it is a career-defining role’: SUMMER & SMOKE – West End by Nick Lambert

One of the toughest things for an actor to do is bring the audience with them when they have a life-changing epiphany which totally reverses their worldview; Patsy Ferran does this remarkabl…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Review: Summer and Smoke, Duke of York’s Theatre by Grace Patrick

Written in 1948, Summer And Smoke by Tennessee Williams is far from one of his most performed works. Overshadowed by the likes of The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, this play …

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Stage and Screen Star Daphne Rubin-Vega by Behind The Curtain

In one of their most inspiring interviews to date, Behind the Curtain sits down with one of Broadway's most respected artists, Daphne Rubin-Vega, to discuss not only her career in such shows…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur - Settling for what you can get by [email protected] (judd Hollander)

Reviewed by Judd HollanderA feeling of despair lurks just below the surface in A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur. This seldom-seem Tennessee Williams drama, which had its initial New York run …

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Monday, October 1, 2018

A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

What gives "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur" its special cachet in the Williams canon is that its storyline and heroine called Dorothea very much suggest a prequel to A Streetcar Named Desir…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Gillian Anderson & Lily James to Star in Ivo van Hove's All About Eve in London by Andy Lefkowitz

Gillian Anderson and Lily James are teaming up on a high-profile new stage project. The pair will go head to head as Margo Channing and Eve Harrington, respectively, in the upcomin…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marin Mazzie: 1960-2018 by Wendy Caster

It was 1996. I was visiting from California and only had time for two shows. One, of course, had to be the new Sondheim, Passion. I had heard raves about Donna Murphy, who was, of …

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tony-Winning Once On This Island Revival Named Recipient of Equity Diversity Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Actors' Equity Association has announced that the 2018 Tony-winning and Audience Choice Award-winning revival of Once On This Island will receive the 11th ann…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Santa Monica Rep Reads at The Broad Stage by Blouin Artinfo

Popular play reading series, Santa Monica Rep Reads, will be held at The Edye of Santa Monica’s Broad Stage Theater on November 11, 2018.The Santa Monica Rep Reads concept is unique in tha…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Cate Blanchett Sets U.K. Stage Return in When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee and two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett will return to the U.K. stage next year in the new play When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other: Twelve Variations on Samuel …

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

‘A Quick 5’ with Danny Gavigan by Mark Beachy

Danny Gavigan is currently playing the role of Joseph Hollander in Everyman Theatre’s production of “The Book of Joseph,” now playing through June 10, 2018. Everyman Theatre (Resident…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE • Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis by Andrea

Hardly a mention of Tennessee Williams’ 1947 classic can be made without a reference to its iconic film counterpart. Don’t remember the film? Good. It’s better to have a head free of a…

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

'A Streetcar Named Desire' sizzles in its own poetry by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The play's title refers to an old, rattletrap vehicle. But at Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, the production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” moves like a bullet train, racing across…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Nuffield Southampton Theatres Launches New Writer’s Group by Blouin Artinfo

Nuffield Southampton Theatres recently announced the launch of a new writer’s group through an official release. As per the release, the initiative is in partnership with the award-winning…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

'A Streetcar Named Desire' pulls into the Grandel by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The 2018 festival is built around Tennessee Williams' great drama

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Review: Marin Ireland, on Fire in ‘Summer and Smoke’ by Jesse Green

Even a riveting central performance isn’t enough to release the potential of Tennessee Williams’s follow-up to “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

BWW Review: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Bristol Old Vic by Kerrie Nicholson

Tennessee Williams' 1947 classic A Streetcar Named Desire explores the visceral side of human nature violence, desire, power, loneliness and guilt. Winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1948, it's b…

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

‘Full of energy from beginning to end’: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – Touring by Caroline Hanks-Farmer

A Streetcar Named Desire was full of energy from beginning to end, with some wonderful movement as well as acting, so much so that, at times, it was quite exhausting to watch. I thoroughly e…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Guest Blog: Actor Dexter Flanders On A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Tour by Guest Blog: Dexter Flanders

This is my stage debut after graduating from RADA, and to be cast in A Streetcar Named Desire, with a great part, is every actor's dream. I found out I was playing Mitch two weeks before we …

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‘Locates its troubling sexual dynamics in the gender politics of right now’: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE – Touring by Ian Foster

Chelsea Walker helms a blistering update of A Streetcar Named Desire for English Touring Theatre.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Review: Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (NST City)

RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs this revival of Tennessee Williams' play

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A Streetcar Named Desire review – slow-burning update strips back the classic by Lyn Gardner

NST City, SouthamptonChelsea Walker’s intriguing take on Tennessee Williams’s play conjures illusions before cruelly dismantling themI don’t want realism. I want magic!” cries Blanch…

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A Streetcar Named Desire review at NST City, Southampton – ‘a riveting production’ by Tim Bano

For a long while it’s not clear what Chelsea Walker is trying to do here. The director, who won the RTST Sir

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Photos: A Streetcar Named Desire at NST City – first look

The production opens in Southampton before embarking on a UK tour

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Base Hit But No Home Run: ‘Through the Elevated Line’ by Matthew Wexler

Silk Road Rising presents the world premiere of a new play by Novid Parsi, which draws inspiration from Tennessee Williams' 'A Streetcar Named Desire.'

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

A Streetcar Named Desire by Vanessa Cate

A Streetcar Named Desire Reviewed by Paul Birchall  Boston Court Performing Arts Center Through March 25  RECOMMENDED Blanche may have always depended on the kindness of strangers, but…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

James Colby, Star of Broadway's Sweat & Alum of Hartford Stage, Dies at 56 by Andy Lefkowitz

James Colby, a talented actor of stage and screen who recently appeared on Broadway in Sweat, has died at age 56. Colby's agent Don Birge confirmed his death. A regular at Connecticut&#…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

'A Streetcar Named Desire' highlights 2018 Tennessee Williams festival by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The drama takes place in the New Orleans' French Quarter, the theme for this year's events

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