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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Broadway

In CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, "Big Daddy" Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. He is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick, an aging football hero who has turned to drink, and his beautiful and feisty wife Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away as unpleasant truths emerge and greed, lies and suppressed sexuality reach a boiling point.







Schedule

Richard Rodgers Theatre

(New York, NY)
226 W. 46th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


Theater review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ - NY Daily News
Fireworks light up the night sky during Big Daddy's birthday party in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." That's it for the sparks, unfortunately. Broadway's starry but misguided new take on Tennessee Williams' 1955 Pulitzer winner about secrets, lies and love is a dim and soggy affair.

Cat on a Hat Tin Roof - USA Today
Johansson's Maggie is no vamp. What makes her so distinct from View's Catherine -- aside from her accent (Southern, as opposed to Brooklyn) and hair color (strawberry blonde rather than brunette) -- is a certain premature hardness. Pacing the stage, her voice hoarse with frustration, the actress makes us keenly aware of how desperate this beautiful creature is as she appeals to the one man she needs, and possibly loves: her husband, Brick. Seduction is not the first thing on her mind; survival is.


 

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by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2013
There are only 2 more weeks to see Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson, Ciaran Hinds, Benjamin Walker and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2013
According to PasteMagazine.com, actress Scarlett Johansson is forming an all-girl band in the near future. The name of the group will be 'One and Only Singles.'
by Stage Tube - February 25, 2013
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF star Scarlett Johansson just visited NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" where she chatted about returning to the stage. Check out the full interview below!
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2013
Tune in to see CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF star Scarlett Johansson on ABC's "Live with Kelly & Michael" tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26. The show airs at 9:00am in NYC on WABC Channel 7. Check local listings for times outside the New York metro area.
by BWW News Desk - February 7, 2013
Cast Party host Jim Caruso turned one year older this past week, so the Monday night 'extreme' open mic was awash in birthday balloons and party hats. The cast of the Broadway production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roofshowed up to celebrate their success, and their very own 'Brick,' Benjamin Walker, performed a very blue/bluesy 'New York State Of Mind.' Cast member Emily Bergl showed why she's one of the most popular ladies in cabaret when she sang her heart out, too. Scroll below for photos from the concert!
by Stage Tube - February 7, 2013
Listen to CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF stars Ciaran Hinds and Benjamin Walker talk about their roles in the Broadway show on WNYC Radio's The Leonard Lopate Show below!
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2013
Tune in to hear CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF stars Ciaran Hinds and Benjamin Walker talk about their roles in the Broadway show on WNYC Radio's Leonard Lopate Show tomorrow, Thursday, February 7 between 12pm to 2pm on 93.9 fm, and www.WNYC.org.
by Walter McBride - January 26, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, opened on January 17. The show will play a limited engagement through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Check out photos of the show's stars in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride below!
by Walter McBride - January 18, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, opened last night January 17, and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening. Check out photos from the opening theatre arrivals below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 18, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, opened last night January 17, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole cast at the after party. Check out what they had to say below!
by Walter McBride - January 18, 2013
BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening. Check out photos from the opening night party below!
by Walter McBride - January 18, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, opened last night January 17, and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all of the excitement and glamour of the evening.
by Review Roundups - January 17, 2013
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, will begin tonight, January 17, and will play a limited engagement through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say...
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2013
Opening night of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, will begin tonight, January 17, and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street).
by TV News Desk - January 14, 2013
On yesterday's CBS SUNDAY MORNING, Hollywood superstar and current star of Broadway's 'Cat On A Hat Tin Roof,' Scarlett Johansson revealed that she despices the nickname 'ScarJo' which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen. 'That's terrible,' she tells reporter Anthony Mason, laughing. 'It's so terrible.' Check out the interview in full below!
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2013
Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson, now starring in the Broadway production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof," tells CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD that she hates the nickname "ScarJo" which she's acquired in the media as her popularity has risen.
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2013
Performances of Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Scarlett Johansson as Maggie, Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Debra Monk as Big Mama, directed by Rob Ashford, began on December 18. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opens January 17 and will play a limited engagement for 15 weeks only, through March 30, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you just-released production shots below!