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A Streetcar Named Desire - 1947 - 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.

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Ethel Barrymore Theatre

(New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia has announced plans for a Spring 2021 digital season, featuring original shows that feature some of the company's most celebrated artists. These new productions will be available to the general public starting in February 2021 and will run through May. Tickets will go on sale Monday, November 2 starting at 11AM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
This November, Trustus Theatre will be presenting “The Thanksgiving Play” by Indigenous playwright Larissa FastHorse, the recipient of the 2020 MacArthur Genius Grant.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here - that are part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival's season to Audible.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
A Red Orchid Theatre has announced the appointments of Ensemble Member Travis Knight as Associate Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Sadieh Rifai as Artistic Development Coordinator.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours.  Matthew Saldivar will be featured tonight, Monday November 30th followed Mia Katigbak next Monday, December 7th. Keen After Hours is free and open to all..
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2020
The Crown has held as one of Netflix's top series since the release of Season 4 on November 15 perhaps partly due to the stellar performances from its cast. Did you know that many of the company members have extensive background onstage in London and around the world.
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
'The Inheritance' playwright Matthew López will reportedly pen the script for an upcoming biopic about the legendary American playwright Tennessee Williams.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kathleen Chalfant will be featured on November 23rd, followed by Matthew Saldivar finishing off the month on November 30th.
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2020
Gillian Anderson talks about her transformation into Margaret Thatcher on the new season of 'The Crown.'
by BWW Staff - Jan 5, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Arkansas Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting as rehearsals and recording sessions commence for Wish You Were Here, part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival’s season to Audible. Additionally, release dates for the final three productions in the season have been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' on selected Wednesdays from 6-7PM in February. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Playwrights Horizons today announced that four wide-ranging and award-winning artists have joined its Board of Directors: Bash Doran, Larissa FastHorse, Robert O’Hara, and Alan Poul.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue with a special event benefit reading of Frances Burney’s The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton. The reading will  feature Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Rebecca S'Manga Frank, Cherie Corinne Rice, Matthew Saldivar, Jenne Vath, and Nick Westrate.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop-rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in this sweeping gothic musical. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
The Ringwald Theatre has announced the release of their new Christmas show, Have Yourself a MISERY Little Christmas. This is the final production performed in their former Ferndale location and will be available to stream December 4-31, 2020.
by Marc Savitt - Dec 3, 2020
The presentation of the 2020 season at this time, in the audio only format, represents a creative approach to keeping the arts alive during the pandemic.  The innovative solution, a collaboration spearheaded by WTF Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield, and Audible Artistic Producer Kate Navin provides  employment for the artists and a body of work that, through Audible, can be accessed by a much broader (global) audience than traditional seasons.  This is different to be sure - what isn’t during these unprecedented times?  It is a bit like taking a step back to those “simpler times” when families gathered around the wireless and listened to radio plays.  It may take a moment to adjust, but this production of STREETCAR stands up and will draw listeners in.  I look forward to the additional six titles in the season scheduled to be released over the coming weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater world premiere presentation of Chonburi International Hotel & Butterfly Club is available worldwide Tuesday, December 29 at 3 AM ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Chonburi International Hotel & Butterfly Club is part of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater presentation of A Streetcar Named Desire is available worldwide tomorrow, December 3 at 3 AM ET within the Audible Plus catalog. A Streetcar Named Desire is part of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Cleveland Play House celebrates the holiday season with an uplifting musical concert Songs From The First Noel on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
The Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater world premiere presentation of Animals is available worldwide tomorrow, December 17 at 3 AM ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Animals is part of the 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season produced on Audible.