A Streetcar Named Desire Broadway

by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
A Streetcar Named Desire recently opened at Soulpepper Theatre. Read what critics had to say!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Along with the announcement of the shows comprising their 16th season, Second Thought Theatre announced this morning that Artistic Director (AD) Alex Organ will transition out of his leadership position at the end of 2020.
by Louis Train - Sep 29, 2019
Weyni Mengesha's new production of the Tennessee Williams classic is a solid undertaking, a technically precise, error-free interpretation of a story we know well. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
The Willard Suitcases, a new musical by Julianne Wick Davis, makes its world premiere debut at the American Shakespeare Center on October 4, directed by Ethan McSweeny and featuring Nancy Anderson (Wonderful Town Broadway, Kiss Me Kate West End). Inspired by Jon Crispin's photographs of suitcases discovered abandoned in the derelict Willard Asylum, Davis' song-cycle imagines the lives of the patients who packed those bags.
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2019
Jessica Hecht, who played George's girlfriend Lindsay, on Seinfeld, recalls, 'They were such a genius system of making it funny, and George making it funny that you just kind of plugged yourself in and people would scream with laughter.a?? Watch the clip from 'Today Show' below!
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Deadline reports that Daphne Rubin-Vega will play a major recurring role on 'Katy Keene,' an upcoming 'Riverdale' spinoff from The CW.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Identical, the world premiere of a 'Twin-sational' new musical, destined for London's West End, is based on the novel The Parent Trap by Erich Kästner, which inspired Disney films featuring Hayley Mills in 1961 and Lindsay Lohan in 1998. It tells the story of twin girls separated at birth, reunited by chance at a summer camp 10 years later. In an attempt to re-join their divorced parents, they decide to exchange identities.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Tennessee Williams' most powerful and haunting play, The Glass Menagerie, is being staged at UWA's Dolphin Theatre this October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
St. Ann's Warehouse and Good Chance present The Jungle, a Good Chance co-production with the National Theatre and the Young Vic that is back by popular demand following a completely sold-out American Premiere last season, beginning April 2, 2020. The production will then tour the U.S. in Spring / Summer 2021; details will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Walnut Street Theatre opens its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with Steve Martin's new comedy, METEOR SHOWER. Directed by Debi Marcucci, the production begins previews on September 10, opens September 19, and has already been extended through October 27.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the Pulitzer Prize-winner that is on virtually every critic's short list of greatest American plays, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2019-2020 season on Friday, October 11 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 3, with specially priced previews on October 9 and 10 (7:30pm). J. Barry Lewis directs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with a special one-night-only event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM when soprano Ailyn Pérez and tenor Joshua Guerrero perform in concert at the Balboa Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Nashville Ballet is excited to bring world-renowned Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and London-based Director Nancy Meckler's beguiling performance of A Streetcar Named Desire to the heart of the South in November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 70th season with Anton Chekhov's a?oeThe Cherry Orcharda?? adapted by Jean-Claude van Itallie. John Miller-Stephany will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 3rd through October 13th, 2019. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The San Francisco North Bay's Marquee Theater Journalists Association has released the list of nominees for its 4th Annual MTJA Awards. The Association recognized the exemplary work of Sonoma County theater artists with nominations in eighteen categories that were culled from the sixty-eight productions attended by MTJA members. Recipients will be announced at the 2019 MTJA Awards - A Celebration of Sonoma County Theater which will be held October 14th at 3 Disciples Brewing in downtown Santa Rosa.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The Method Gun, created by Rude Mechs, returns to the Texas Theatre and Dance stage October 4-5, 2019 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. The piece explores the life and techniques of Stella Burden, actor-training guru of the 1960s and 70s, whose sudden emigration to South America still haunts her most fervent followers. Burden's training technique, The Approach (often referred to as 'the most dangerous acting technique in the world'), fused Western acting methods with risk-based rituals in order to infuse even the smallest role with sex, death and violence.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, are delighted to announce the cast for the remount of the critically-acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2019
Two of the greatest actors of their generation come together in one unforgettable story of a shared life, and all of its complexities. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Deadline reports that John C. Reilly will take over a role originally given to Michael Shannon on an upcoming HBO pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Nashville Ballet is excited to bring world-renowned Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and London-based Director Nancy Meckler's beguiling performance of A Streetcar Named Desire to the heart of the South in November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
House of Bards Theatre Company has announced the cast of their first production, Shakespeare's dynamic drama Macbeth directed by Michael Richey. The new company, headed by television and film actors and producers Reneé O'Connor and Jed Sura, opens their inaugural show on October 11 at the Grand Annex located in the Arts District of San Pedro, California.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
As the first professional Aboriginal production in Los Angeles, The 7 Stages of Grieving holds a mirror up to America by sharing Australia's Aboriginal people's fight for equality and recognition.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
A bold experiment in opera and theatre, in which Rimsky-Korsakov's one-act chamber opera Mozart & Salieri will be presented side-by-side with the short Pushkin play that inspired it. The inspiration for the Tony Award winning play and Oscar winning film Amadeus, this concise, one-hour chamber drama appeals to the curious and morbid detective in all of us, reopening this historical cold case for a fresh look.
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 29, 2019
I could write more about the latter part of this evening's marvels, but I'd rather leave you with this: Forsythe can beguile an audience with three simple gestures. It feels perverse when he chooses not to.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
The Board of Directors of The National Ballet of Canada today announced that Karen Kain will retire as Artistic Director in January 2021 and will be named Artistic Director Emeritus.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Majestic Theatre (224 E. Houston St.) in San Antonio, TX on March 7, 2020 for two performances at 4PM & 8PM as part of its North American tour in 2020. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS will go on sale on Friday, October 18, 10AM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Charm City Fringe Festival and Fade to Black present Belle! An improvised comedic play at Charm City Fringe Festival in the style of Tennessee Williams.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the eleventh year of the Literature Live! program. This year's Literature Live! production will be Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Lydia Fort. Bay Street Theater is proud to present this classic work from the American Theater to both students and the general public in this, the sixtieth anniversary of the play's first production on Broadway. Public performances are Thursday-Saturday, November 14-16, 21-23 and Thanksgiving weekend Fridaya?"Sunday, November 29a?"December 1. Tickets are on sale now and available online at baystreet.org, or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Second Thought Theatre announced today details for this year's State of Mind, an event celebrating Second Thought Theatre's mission and garnering future support for the award-winning theatre company. The 6th annual State of Mind invites guests to an evening of fun and fundraising featuring an intimate discussion with popular North Texas director and choreographer, Joel Ferrell, whose Second Thought directorial credits include The Necessities, Othello, and Gruesome Playground Injuries, and Stan Wojewodski, Distinguished Professor of Directing and Chair of the Theatre Department at Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts. Our featured entertainment is a a?oesecreta?? a?" a true-to-mission performance designed to inspire, engage, and entertain patrons and guests.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Pace students and the local community will have the chance to get firsthand insights from Candice Bergen and Hawk Koch in a conversation at Pace University on October 29th. Bergen starred in the critically acclaimed CBS comedy series a?oeMurphy Brown,a?? for which she received five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards over a 10-year run. Last fall she returned to the iconic role in the CBS revival. Most recently she appeared in, a?oeBook Cluba?? alongside Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, and Mary Steenburgen.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 15, 2019
If there's one thing Tennessee Williams is known for, it's the emotional suffering he forces upon his characters. In honor of The Rose Tattoo's Broadway revival, we're looking back at some of his most distressed leading ladies.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
San Francisco North Bay theater artists gathered Monday night at 3 Disciples Brewing in downtown Santa Rosa for the Fourth Annual Marquee Theater Journalists Association Awards. Eighteen awards were given to local theatre artists and productions whose nominations were culled from the sixty-eight Sonoma County productions attended by members from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
 Actors' Equity Association has presented the company members of Head over Heels with the 12th Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2018-2019 season. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The only African American lead producers on Broadway for the last 13 years they and their company Front Row Productions have blazed a trail of a?oefirsts,a?? Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey have brought a unique brand of diversity to Broadway and London's West End by mounting new productions featuring non-traditional casting and diverse voices to the stage. Established in 2006, the Olivier Award Winning and Tony-nominated Producers strive to employ diverse talent, creative teams and management for all of their productions.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 6, 2019
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) has continued its 2019 Season with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Directed by Ian Belknap, Artistic Director of the prestigious Acting Company in NYC, the show will be on the Madison stage through Sunday, November 17. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Bonnie J. Monte, the Artistic Director of STNJ about 'Romeo and Juliet' and her highly acclaimed Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is dedicating the 2019-20 season to the memory of Brian Jerome Peterson, who designed sound for more than 90 ATC productions during a 34-year tenure with the company.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Spoleto Festival USA announces the return of Scottish Ballet during the 2020 season. Last in Charleston in 2015, the company, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019, performs one of its newest works on May 22, 23, and 24: The Crucible. Choreographer Helen Pickett's retelling of Arthur Miller's iconic drama can be seen at the Charleston Gaillard Center, accompanied by 18 members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra performing a haunting score by Peter Salem.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
NOVEMBER THEATRE brings award-winning British playwright, Miriam Battye's, (un)ordinary world to life. When Matty, a stranger, enters the intimate world of Ella and Zoe, what unfolds is a night of reality TV binge watching, role play, personal confessions, and two marriage proposals. As the girls work through a big life decision, the insecurities of all three are brought to a head as they go through a transformative evening of activities. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that American bass-baritone Ryan McKinny will portray the title role of Mozart's Don Giovanni December 3-8. Unfortunately, Davide Luciano has suffered a torn muscle requiring several weeks of rehabilitation at home in Italy which will prevent him from singing in what would have been his Lyric debut. Lucas Meacham has been in the title role for the month of November and his final performance, as planned, will be November 30.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Kingdom Theatre , a growing new theatrical company established October 2019 announced it's benefit fundraiser event, Angels of the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Kingdom theatre, a growing new theatrical company established October 2019 has announced its benefit fundraiser event, Angels of the Arts. This distinguished event held Friday Dec 6th, 2019 at the renowned La Ma Ma Theatre, includes a series of theatrical short pieces taken from new works and classics such as, 'A Streetcar Named Desire' , new works , ' Dreams and Spirits', 'Choices Before Us' .
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Becoming Dr. Ruth by Mark St. Germain, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from January 8 - February 9, 2020. In this incredible one-woman performance, actress Eileen DeSandre* embodies media personality Dr. Ruth in a tell-all reflection of her extraordinary life. Becoming Dr. Ruth is presented in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial and Resource Center of Central Florida through the generous support of Jim and Valeria Shapiro. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Gillian Anderson ('X-Files,' NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) star in The National Theatre's production of All About Eve, captured live from the West End in London. All About Eve is the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there's Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful, Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. But you know all about Eve...don't you...? NTL's All About Eve comes to the big screen in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, November 29 at 7pm, part of The Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 season continues with a special one-night-only event on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM when soprano Ailyn Pérez and tenor Joshua Guerrero perform in concert at the Balboa Theatre. They will be accompanied by pianist Abdiel Vázquez. Ailyn Pérez is no stranger to San Diego Opera, having made her Company debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet in 2010, returning to sing Marguerite in Faust in 2011, and in recital in 2014. In demand at all the major opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, and Opéra National de Paris, Ms. Pérez is the winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award, the 15th annual Plácido Domingo Award, and the 14th annual Opera News Award. 
by Joe Lombardi - Nov 10, 2019
Truman Capote interviewed Marlon Brando in 1957.  The legendary actor was in Japan filming Sayonara.  Hilariously, we overhear one of the movie's sales pitches.  They are using 'real Japanese actors.'  This conversation is one level of the multi-media piece BrandoCapote.  On the flip side, this dance play is a commentary on men and toxic masculinity.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Opening November 22nd, 2019 at The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale, A Very Golden Girls Christmas: An Unauthorized Parody is a delightful mash-up of some of your favorite episodes of the beloved sit-com. This holiday, spend an evening with Rose, Blanche, Sophia, and Dorothy!
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