BWW TV: Chatting with Blair Underwood, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Opening!
A Streetcar Named Desire starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch opened last night, April 22, on Broadway for a limited run through to July 22, 2012. BroadwayWorld was at the celebratory after party and takes you inside below.
Streetcar also features Carmen DeLavallade Amelia Campbell, Aaron Clifton Moten, Jacino Taras Riddick, Matthew Saldívar, Count Stovall, Streetcar's creative team includes: Set Design by Eugene Lee, Lighting Design by Edward Pierce, Costumes by Paul Tazewell, Sound Design by Mark Bennett, and Choreography by Camille Brown.
Tennessee Williams' sultry drama, A Streetcar Named Desire is set against the sexy backdrop of New Orleans' gritty French Quarter. A Streetcar Named Desire tells the tale of former school teacher and socialite Blanche DuBois (Nicole Ari Parker), as she's forced to move in with her sister Stella (Rubin-Vega) and her animalistic husband Stanley (Blair Underwood). But the fragile, Blanche quickly gets a gritty life lesson in the seamy, steamy underbelly of 1950's New Orleans. The legendary Terence Blanchard has signed on to provide an original soundscape for the production.
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