'Cat' on the Prowl! All-Black Revival Opens March 6
The all African-American production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize winning play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof directed by multiple Emmy winner and two-time Tony nominee Debbie Allen (TV's "Fame," Sweet Charity, West Side Story) officially opens on Thursday March 6, 2008 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th St).
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof stars an award-winning cast including the Broadway debut of Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow, Crash), Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Phylicia Rashad (Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun, TV's "Cosby Show"), Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose (Film: Dreamgirls, Broadway's Caroline or Change), and winner of two Tony Awards, four Emmys, a Golden Globe Award, a Grammy Award and the National Medal of Arts, James Earl Jones (Fences, The Great White Hope). The cast also features Lisa Arrindell Anderson ("Girlfriends"), Lou Myers (The Color Purple), Count Stovall and Giancarlo Esposito (Ali).
"Hypocrisy, greed and secret passions threaten to tear apart a wealthy but dysfunctional Mississippi family in Tennessee Williams' stunning American masterpiece. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof searingly portrays the larger-than-life characters of Maggie 'the Cat,' her alcoholic husband, Brick, and the domineering family patriarch, Big Daddy," describe press notes.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof began
performances on Tuesday, February 12. Tickets are on sale through June 22, 2008 at
Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at www.telecharge.com or by calling (212)
239- 6200. Group Sales: www.broadwayinbound.com
For more information visit www.Cat2008onBroadway.com
This production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is being presented by Front Row Productions and produced by Stephen C. Byrd.