Award-Winning Austin Pendleton to Direct a Staged Reading of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 4/28
Tony-nominated and Obie-winning director Austin Pendleton directs a staged reading of A Streetcar Named Desire as a fundraiser for the Long Beach Martin Luther King Center. Starring Geoffrey Owens* (The Cosby Show, Romeo and Julietwith Orlando Bloom on Broadway) as Stanley; Jen Danby* (The Blonde Bombshell Project: Marilyn Monroe, Sharon Tate in Heaven) as Blanche DuBois; Colleen Leone (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) as Stella Kowalski. With: Michael Arena, Edward Bergen, Charles Black, Daniel Capalbo, Jr., Cheryl Halliburton, Patricia Perales, Jody Prusan, and Michael Robinson. *These actors appear courtesy of Actors' Equity Association
Performance Venue: MLK Center, 615 Riverside Blvd., Long Beach, NY
Show Date, Time and Details: Monday April 28th @7pm.
Suggested Donation at the Door: $5
Angel Donation: $250- front row seat for the reading
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Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans from her hometown in Mississippi to live with her younger sister, Stella, an expectant mother, and her war veteran brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski, in a dingy apartment.Temperaments clash, fireworks fly and secrets are revealed in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about love, war, dreams, life, struggle, the American Dream, and the clash of realism and romance in the desire for hope for the future.
ABOUT MLK CENTER
The Long Beach Martin Luther King Center, Inc. is a non-profit 501c (3) tax-exempt organization offering community based human services programming to help people overcome adversity to lead healthy and successful lives. Over the past 35 years the Long Beach MLK Center has been exemplary in its efforts to improve the lives of families and individuals by investing in programs designed to combat neighborhood deterioration through community-based human services delivery including youth development/ empowerment, after school and summer enrichment programs, and health and wellness promotion with specialized programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate for the growing diverse population of the North Park area of the City of Long Beach.
ABOUT MISSISSIPPI MUD PRODUCTIONS
Mississippi Mud Productions is is a made in the USA theatre company working with artists from around the world. Mississippi Mud Productions is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit 501(c)(3). http://www.mississippimudproductions.com
Mississippi Mud wishes to express our gratitude to the Performers' Unions: ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION, AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS, SAG-AFTRA through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.