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A Streetcar Named Desire – New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Chelsea Walker Reviewer: Molly Richardson This bold revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic play A Streetcar Named Desire is full of fire. One summer, the anxious boozer, yet fiercely clever seductress and glamour-queen, Blanche DuBois turns up unexpectedly at her sister Stella’s two-roomed house in a state of desperation as she tries to hold her life together. This gives ...

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A Streetcar Named Desire – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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Writer: Tennessee Williams Director: Michael Emans Reviewer:  Tom Ralph A Streetcar Named Desire is a play that defies any attempts to move it to a different location or time. Set in New Orleans at the tail end of the 1940s, the clash between the cultures and identities of its two main characters drew on so much of America, and its immediate ...

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A Streetcar Named Desire – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Tennessee Williams Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Director: Nancy Meckler Music: Peter Salem Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Returning to the stage three years after its award-winning debut, Nancy Meckler's direction, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's choreography and Tennessee Williams' sublime words unite once again to create a richly atmospheric, captivating, Streetcar Named Desire from Scottish Ballet. From her first fragile appearance fluttering around ...

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A Streetcar Named Desire – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Tennessee Williams Produced by: Secret Theatre Director: Sean Holmes Reviewer: Ruth Jepson Secret theatre are so secretive that they don’t give you any information about their plays. In the case of their first few shows in London, this has even included the name of the show, although that isn’t the case in their current tour. A Streetcar Named Desire ...

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NEWS: Young Vic’s Streetcar gets NT Live screening

Following huge demand for tickets, London’s Young Vic Theatre have announced that their production of A Steetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live to cinemas by National Theatre Live on 16 September. In the first collaboration between the Young Vic and National Theatre Live, the performance will be broadcast to over 1100 venues in over 40 different countries. Directed by ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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Ladies in Lavender- Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Writer: William J. Locke (original short story) Adapter: Shaun McKenna, based on the film written by Charles Dance Reviewer: James Martin [Rating:4]   Sitting by the river in the scenic garden of the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre enjoying a glass of wine in the brilliant evening sunshine was a perfect precursor to an evening spent revelling in the pleasantries of 1930’s ...

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