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A Streetcar Named Desire

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Every man is a king. Stanley Kowalski is no exception.

Until one summer, when his sister-in-law Blanche comes to stay. Anxious, seductive and fiercely clever, Blanche is just about keeping it together. But her arrival threatens his entire way of life.

As the temperature soars and passions intensify, a burning desire threatens to tear their world apart.

This bold new revival of Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece is a fiery portrayal of what it means to be an outsider, in a society where we’re all desperate to belong.

Duration: 2 hours 45mins with interval

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Presented by English Touring Theatre, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, and Theatr Clwyd.
This production is supported by a grant from The Royal Theatrical Support Trust.

Age guideline: 14+ - Contains strong language, violence and scenes of a sexual nature

Captioned show: Wed 9 May

Audio described show: Sat 12 May at 2.30pm (Touch Tour: 1pm)

  • Kelly Gough gives a performance as psychologically true as it is theatrically compelling.
       
    The Times
  • Intimate, charged and gripping.
       
    The Times
  • Walker has masterfully made this Tennessee for the Time’s Up era.
       
    The Stage
  • Brutal, riveting interpretation of the Tennessee Williams classic.
       
    The Stage
  • Extraordinary moments. Makes us believe in the magic of theatre.
       
    The Guardian
  • Kelly Gough is terrific as Blanche
       
    Whatsonstage

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