By Playbill Staff
12 Apr 2012
Theatre: Broadhurst Theatre
Preview: April 3, 2012
Opening: April 22, 2012
Closing: July 22, 2012
Creators: Play by Tennessee Williams. Direction by Emily Mann.
Original Principal Cast: Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch.
Pulitzer-Winning Production: A Streetcar Named Desire opened in December 1947 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Directed by Elia Kazan, the cast featured Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski, Jessica Tandy as Blanche DuBois, Kim Hunter as Stella Kowalski and Karl Malden as Harold Mitchell.
Synopsis: Fragile Southern belle Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans to live with her sister, Stella, and her brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski, in a dingy apartment. Temperaments clash, fireworks fly and secrets are revealed in Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
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