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The Rose Tattoo - 2019 - Broadway

This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won't soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Sharply directed by Cullman, Williams' lesser-known gem sizzles with humor and heart in sultry New Orleans. Serafina erupts from the depths of despair to the heights of passion in this Tony Award-winning Best Play.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission

American Airlines Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For The Rose Tattoo


Review: Marisa Tomei is passionate and terrific in 'Rose Tattoo’ on Broadway - Chicago Tribune
Remarkably, you believe Tomei throughout. Most Sarafinas I have seen have nailed one or the other; Tomei, never contained by either, gets them both. It's a remarkable picture of restlessness and need, and reason enough to see Cullman's staging, which also leans wryly into the comedy of the piece, even to the point of including a bunch of pink flamingos in a rich setting from Mark Wendland that shrewdly suggests the immigrant's need to replicate their homeland, even as American visual banality shoots that desire in the foot.

The Rose Tattoo review – Marisa Tomei is wasted in Broadway farce - Guardian
Past productions have starred actors with a heft of gravitas - Anna Magnani, Mercedes Ruehl, Maureen Stapleton - women who may have given the gags somewhere weightier to land. Tomei is a lighter, flightier presence - sensuous and delightful - and she plays even the darkest moments brightly, in on the joke. She and Elliott have great fun together, but they don't sell sex as life-affirming. It looks effortful and cheap. The whole cast screams and flails and races around Mark Wendland's set, which scrambles any sense of indoors and outdoors in something like an orgasmic frenzy. The plastic flamingos look on, unmoved.


 



 

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by Nicole Rosky - December 8, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed production of The Rose Tattoo today, December 8, after having played 27 preview performances and 63 regular performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 27, 2019
You and a guest will see The Rose Tattoo from VIP seats at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Afterward, head backstage to meet and take a photo with Academy Award-winner Marisa Tomei.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 26, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will conclude its critically acclaimed fall productions, The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams, directed by Trip Cullman, and the new musical Scotland, PA featuring a book by Michael Mitnick and music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, on Sunday, December 8.
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 18, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning play The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman, is entering its final weeks of performances, The play will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W 42nd St.).
by Alexa Criscitiello - November 6, 2019
This week, NY1's On Stage will feature host Frank DiLella and Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei discussing her role in a new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' 'The Rose Tattoo.'
by TV - Opening Night Special - October 19, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened earlier this week, on October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre.
by Linda Lenzi - October 16, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 
by Jennifer Broski - October 16, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 
by Michael Dale - October 16, 2019
The countless number of pink plastic flamingoes populating the upstage reaches is your second clue that director Tripp Cullman, that master of finding touching emotions through a quirkily altered reality, does not have naturalism on his mind for Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo.
by Review Roundups - October 15, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight! Read the reviews!
by TV - Red Carpets - October 15, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre.
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 15, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!
by Julie Musbach - October 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 Nicole Rosky - October 15, 2019
In 1945, a daring new play brought a brilliant young writer to national attention, and, in his own words, 'changed [his] life irrevocably' when it first premiered on Broadway. The play was The Glass Menagerie and the playwright was Tennessee Williams. More than seventy years later, Williams's plays continue captivate and overwhelm audiences around the world.
by Stephi Wild - October 15, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens today!
by Julie Musbach - October 10, 2019
Get a first look at Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning play The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman.
by Walter McBride - September 24, 2019
The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman and starring Marisa Tomei, is currently in previews! Roundabout brings the Tennessee Williams classic back, which opens officially on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This is a limited engagement through December 8, 2019 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by Alexa Criscitiello - September 20, 2019
You and a guest will receive two tickets to the highly-anticipated Broadway production The Rose Tattoo, a masterwork by Tennessee Williams, starring Marisa Tomei running September 19 through December 1, 2019. After the show, you'll meet the award-winning actress (and Ars Nova alum) Cassie Beck for a behind-the-scenes tour.
by Julie Musbach - September 19, 2019
This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won't soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Julie Musbach - September 11, 2019
Get a sneak peek at rehearsals for Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman.