I have not acted in a legit show on Broadway since A Streetcar Named Desire in 1992, having chosen the not-for-profit route on Broadway or regional for my last four shows. Broadway has changed in the past 21 years and I wanted take a moment to look at that.
Shirtlessness is one of the great cinematic arts, a tradition dating back nearly a century and finally gaining traction with Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, Paul Newman in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Zac Efron in whatever that was. Show More Summary
A Streetcar Named Desire is a dark play -- I thought only the Russians wrote such bleak, depressing things -- but the dreamy beauty of Fleming makes it shine.
For the second performance of Renée Fleming's “Perspectives” performances at Carnegie Hall she chose a semi-staged version of André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire, with the “People's Diva” herself in the iconic roll of the unstable Blanche DuBois.
Clip description: Marlon Brando gives an iconic performance while Vivien Leigh, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden walk off with the Oscars in Elia Kazan's version of Tennessee Williams' volcanic "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951). Shot in beautiful...Show More Summary
When Tennessee Williams penned his play (A Streetcar Named Desire) in 1947 he set it against the backdrop of changing America, and a clash of cultures. Much as what Charlotte is facing today, a changing city and as Mayor Foxx has pointed...Show More Summary
People have written infinite pages about the chemistry between movie couples like Stanley and Stella Kowalski (Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter) in A Streetcar Named Desire or Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler (Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh) in Gone with the Wind. Show More Summary
Marlon Brando might have made it look easy when he shouted his emotional cry to Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire. But let’s face it, most men aren’t as outspoken when it comes to expressing their love. And Japanese men are known for their quiet demeanors. Show More Summary
The minds behind “Richard 3,” a Shakespeare-meets-punk standout of the Fringe Festival, have now tackled “A Streetcar Named Desire,” mixing a modern, party-fueled interpretation of the Tennessee Williams play with the stories around its conception.
Zoe Kazan ought to know her way around a movie script. Her grandfather, the Broadway and Hollywood legend Elia Kazan, directed A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront; her parents are screenwriters Robin Swicord (Little Women, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Nicholas Kazan (Frances, Patty Hearst, Reversal of [...]
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BEMultiMedia Noted composer Terence Blanchard speaks on his musical direction for A Streetcar Named Desire.
“Some things are not forgivable. Deliberate cruelty is not forgivable. It is the most unforgivable thing in my opinion, and the one thing of which I have never, ever been guilty,” – A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) dir. Elia KazanStarring: Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden, Kim HunterBy Alan BacchusAs an exercise in research, I read some of the original reviews for A Streetcar Named Desire, both the 1951 film and the original Broadway play. Show More Summary
Scottish Ballet version of Tennessee Williams's steamy tragedy barely misses a word Hot Ticket LAST UPDATED AT 08:23 ON Wed 2 May 2012 What you need to know A Streetcar Named Desire is a new dance production based on the Tennessee Williams play of the same name. Show More Summary
Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, A Streetcar Named Desire, is indeed one of theater's most classic works; with social issues like culture and class at the heart of the story, it remains a popular, long-time favorite among theatergoers. Here, Iman...
Blair Underwood (with his fine self) was on Piers Morgan discussing race and the POTUS.. Via CNN: Currently starring in the first multiracial version of Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Underwood speaks to the country’s battle with race, specifically
A full week has gone by since I saw the premiere of Emily Mann's new production of A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway, and I...
The Scottish Ballet's new production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire just got another fabulous review from London's Evening Standard which called it "florid, poetic, poisonously beautiful" and "everything you could want of Tennessee Williams." Tama Barry, the leading...
Marlon Brando is so seared in our minds as Stanley Kowalski from "Streetcar Named Desire" that it takes an actor with true presence, a raw intensity and not a little bit of swagger to play him without comparisons to Brando popping up constantly.Blair Underwood has all of that, and so very much more.