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A Streetcar Named Desire - 1988 - Broadway

Tennessee Williams' 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, as she's forced to move in with her sister Stella and her animalistic husband Stanley. But the fragile, Blanche quickly gets a gritty life lesson in the seamy, steamy underbelly of 1950's New Orleans.


Circle in the Square (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1633 Broadway at 50th St.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The New Amsterdam Theatre! Learn about the history of The Ziegfeld Follies, the ghost of a showgirl that haunts the theater, the impact of The Lion King, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre is calling all talented performers to join the audition for its Mandarin stage play, A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, directed by Joe Hasham OAM.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
This deliciously dark and compelling drama, Mark Rector and Mark Brown's Poe: Deep Into That Darkness Peering, is about one of America's most haunting poets, Edgar Allan Poe. Produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, the Video on Demand virtual theater experience runs from October 22 - November 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2020
Today, the Statewide Board of Directors of Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Peggy Kriha Dye as the organizationa??s new General Director and CEO.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Face to Face Films' reading series THEATRE INTERRUPTED has taken-on a life of its own and is now plotting-out an entire season of presentations available on zoom.
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020
Today's top stories: MCP will stage Jekyll and Hyde directed by Tony Yazbeck, National Theatre has added additional shows including Coriolanus (starring Tom Hiddleston), A Streetcar Named Desire, and Barber Shop Chronicles, watch Patti LuPone and more in David Mamet's November, and more!
by Jonathan Marshall - May 7, 2020
The X-Files became a '90s cult classic, running for nine seasons and spawning two movies and two miniseries revivals. But since portraying FBI agent Dana Scully, Gillian Anderson has carved out a diverse career both on screen and stage. The much-loved star spoke to BroadwayWorld about her career ahead of the National Theatre at Home's screening of the critically acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
The National Theatre has announced additional online programming, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Barber Shop Chronicles, Coriolanus (starring Tom Hiddleston), and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2020
Today's top stories: Rest in Peace Larry Kramer, The Old Vic will stream live productions from empty theatre, The Phantom of the Opera UK and Ireland tour will not reopen, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Watch the Young Vic's hit production of Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire, with Gillian Anderson, Vanessa Kirby and Ben Foster.
by Susan Haubenstock - May 26, 2020
Thinking about 'The Late Henry Moss,' the Sam Shepard play that won the Richmond Theatre Critics Circle award for Best Play in 2008.
by Jonathan Marshall - May 21, 2020
A Streetcar Named Desire was the hottest ticket in town back in the summer of 2014. Six years later, it remains the fastest selling play in the Young Vic's history. It enjoyed a New York transfer and was broadcast in cinemas around the globe thanks to National Theatre Live.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
National Theatre at Home is back this week with the Young Vic's production of Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire, with Gillian Anderson, Vanessa Kirby and Ben Foster.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Today (May 21) in live streaming: Tiler Peck is joined by Ramin Karimloo and Lea Salonga, daddy Long Legs reunites, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Today (May 20) in live streaming: Bombshell is back, Urie, Delany and Donovan visit Backstage LIVE, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Chester Theatre Company is offering a series of virtual events to stay engaged with audiences during the pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Silver - Jun 5, 2020
The groundedness I felt after voice class, my entire body tingling with sensory awareness and of every acting impulse I had. The freedom of jumping into an impulse at 100%. I realized I had a voice and that I could take up space. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The current COVID -19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New Jersey extends to all other performance spaces as well, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2020
The current COVID -19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New York extends to all other performance spaces as well, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949. The show must go on(line) and, luckily, streaming video makes that possible.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Sir Ian McKellen will step into the iconic shoes of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in an upcoming age-blind production of the play at Theatre Royal Windsor, returning the actor to a role he first performed fifty years ago. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia has spent considerable time looking at how they can safely move forward with a 2020/21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth will reopen on June 19 with its rescheduled production of How I Got Over. The theatre will be the first in its area to reopen its doors.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, Second Thought Theatre is cancelling its upcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire
by Jonathan Marshall - Jun 1, 2020
In a world of remakes, reboots and recycled stories, inimitability is hard to find. Woody Allen is a prolific playwright, comedian, actor, screenwriter and director who has carved out a cohesive career in film. Although many have drawn influence from the auteur, no one can replicate the authentic, witty voice we've heard over the last five decades.
by Jenni Cypher - Jul 27, 2020
Are you currently on viewing 722+ of HAMILTON on Disney Plus and looking for an alternative?  In August, the Virtual Theatre may have just what you are seeking
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival will host a star-studded celebration of Tennessee Williams and his life in New Orleans. This free online event will premiere Friday, July 31 at 7pm CST and remain online for viewing for two weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival announced rehearsals and remote recording sessions have commenced for four productions as part of the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival season produced by Audible, the world's largest producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Cate Blanchett has jokingly suggested some interesting methods of safety to move forward with theatrical productions amidst the health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2020
This Sunday, July 26th at 7pm Eastern, The Quarantine Theatre Company presents a LIVE reading on YouTube of Lillian Hellman's classic play of greed and family corruption, a?oeThe Little Foxes.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
BETSY McBRIDE, SIMON WEXLER, PAOLA HARTLEY, and KAREN SCALZITTI-KENNEDY will be members of the guest faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. McBride and Mr. Wexler will be teaching from July 27-31, 2020, and Ms.  Hartley and Ms. Scalzitti-Kennedy will be teaching from August 3-7, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
The Joyce Theater Foundation will host three Dancing Dialogues, live virtual panel discussion with prominent dance makers and artists including Ronald K. Brown, Patricia Delgado, Virginia Johnson, and Francesca Harper, on Monday nights from July 20 - August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Ringwald Theatre is sounding a call for new, original one-act plays to be performed at their annual Gay4Detroit Festival (previously the GPS Festival) in September 2020. The Detroit-area's only LGBTQ+ short play festival is striving to provide early-career writers the opportunity to see their work produced, giving them what is oft-needed exposure.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Brooklyn Heights-based artist, singer, poet, dancer, actress and jump roper Maia Nero, who originally hails from Rochester, New York, is this week's special guest on New York City-based actor and cabaret star Stephen S. Miller's 'The Mama Rose Show.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Following a six-month hiatus, Clarksville's oldest professional theatre is slated to begin a phased reopening this September with a host of movie favorites in the Roxy Regional Theatre's popular Planters Bank Presents... Film Series.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced casting for three productions: Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler, directed by Susan Stroman; Animals by Stacy Osei-Kuffour, directed by Whitney White; and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, directed by Robert O'Hara.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
The first live, in-person public professional theater production on the West Coast since Covid struck earlier this year will take place September 11-October 4, 2020 when actress and playwright Lisa Ramirez performs a world-premiere adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s THE WASTE LAND at Oakland Theater Project.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Phillip Gainsley is presenting a new podcast series, devoted to classical music and music theater.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
A TENNESSEE Williams play lost for 60 years will make its Australian premiere at the Last Drop Canning Vale.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 crisis and the mandatory temporary shuttering of its space, The Ringwald Theatre has taken its gifts to the streaming world with a new program: Camp Ringwald presents Summer Shorts. The Summer Shorts program will allow the theatre to maintain a revenue stream while also keeping engaged with their audience.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
The Carbonell Awards, South Florida's Theatre & Arts Honors, held its 44th awards ceremony-the first virtual one in its history-on August 3.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
The Ringwald Theatre isn't going to let a pandemic get in the way of celebrating some gay pride!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
Aurora Theatre Company kicks off its 29th season with the original World Premiere Audio Drama THE FLATS, jointly written by playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Cleavon Smith, and Jonathan Spector (Eureka Day). Artistic Director Josh Costello (Exit Strategy, The Importance of Being Earnest, Eureka Day, Detroit) directs this new story that speaks directly to our present moment in all its complexity.
by Richard Sasanow - Aug 2, 2020
Even though soprano Renee Fleming had a big farewell to her role as the Marschallin in DER ROSENKAVALIER in the Met’s recent production premiere, she seems far from the end of her career, not only continuing to concertize but even in opera. So, it was no surprise that she showed up on the roster of the Met’s pay-for-view concerts series, Met Stars Live in Concert.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced the cancellation of the 2020/21 Fall Season in November and The Nutcracker in December. Additional updates to the 2020/21 season are announced with performances scheduled to resume onstage in March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.