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Marlon Brando's personally owned 1969 Harley Davidson hits the auction block this weekend

last weekArts : Artdaily

Nothing personifies the meaning of a pure leading male legendary screen icon as that of Marlon Brando. The movie star best known for his enigmatic roles in ?The Wild One,? ?The Godfather? and ?A Streetcar Named Desire,? to name only a few, was the epitome of sought after movie star, Hollywood bad boy and misunderstood but admired screen god. Show More Summary

Review: Serenbe’s “Streetcar Named Desire” hits some bumps but takes a hot and sweaty ride

Blanche DuBois famously arrives on stage along with her trunk, a potent indicator of the character’s unfixed, desperate situation. Appropriately enough, in a capable production

A Disappointing "Streetcar"

4 weeks agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

"A Streetcar Named Desire" The Scottish Ballet Opera House John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, D.C. May 28, 2015 by Alexandra Tomalonis copyright 2015 by Alexandra Tomalonis Sometimes, the more one does, the less it matters. Show More Summary

Gillian Anderson’s 'Streetcar Named Desire' Coming to New York

last monthLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Anderson stars as Blanche DuBois, which is all we’ve ever wanted.

Critic's Notebook: June's Top 5

5) A Streetcar Named Desire, June 11-28, Serenbe Playhouse. Serenbe Playhouse presents a new production of the Tennessee Williams classic at the property's new Art Farm Stage, where the set will be housed in recycled shipping containers. Show More Summary

Scottish Ballet's Erotic Streetcar Named Desire Raises Temperatures in Chicago

Sophie Martin as Stella and Tama Barry as Stanley in Scottish Ballet's A Streetcar Named Desire. Photograph by Andrew Ross. They almost had to hose down the audience at intermission of Scottish Ballet's A Streetcar Named Desire at the Harris Theater in Chicago on Thursday night. Show More Summary

'A Streetcar Named Desire' Gets The Ballet Treatment At Harris Theater

Tennessee Williams's classic play, 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' gets the ballet treatment to close out the Harris Theater's 2014-2015 season. [ more › ]

'A Streetcar Named Desire' is ballet that tells a story

"Why the hell is this not yet a ballet?" choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa asked herself the first time she read Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire."

Beauty without brains

The Young Vic produces shows that please many but rarely me. Its big hit of 2014, A Streetcar Named Desire, won virtually every prize going apart from the one it… Read more The post Beauty without brains appeared first on The Spectator.

Young Marlon Brando: The Wild One

Marlon Brando Makes Waves in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) Marlon Brando captivated audiences on the big screen with the film adaption of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, which made its debut in 1951. Playing a sexualized brute, Brando represented the ultimate bad boy, opposite his troubled sister-in-law Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh). Show More Summary

A Streetcar Named Desire

As 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. Surprisingly, very little was made of Marlon Brando, then brand new to both Broadway and Hollywood. Show More Summary

The Top Five Things to Do in Seattle Today: W. Kamau Bell, The Vaselines, 'It's Gonna Blow' Screening, 'A Streetcar Named Desire,' and More

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Comedian W. Kamau Bell is recording his Seattle gigs for a new album. W. KAMAU BELLSat Jan 24 at 7 and 9 pm at Langston Hughes Performing Arts InstituteBack in 2005, the marvelously prickly comedian W. Kamau Bell became the first to tell an Obama joke on Comedy Central. Show More Summary

The original score for 2001: A Space Odyssey

6 months agoHumor : Kottke.org

During the production of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick commissioned well-known film score composer Alex North to do the score for the film. North had previously done scores for A Streetcar Named Desire, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and later received an honorary Oscar for his lifetime of work. Show More Summary

A Desire Named Streetcar

(Steven Hayward) After the fetish for renewable energy that’s expensive and intermittent, the greatest fixation of the utopian left is mass transit, especially light rail—a 19th century technology for 21st century mobility needs. (Who...Show More Summary

10 Evocative Southern Gothic Films

Southern Gothic cinema owes a lot to the great Tennessee Williams, whose stunning stage plays became evocative films. Works like A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof introduced moviegoers to the steamy South, revealing its sinister side. Show More Summary

Tennessee Williams’s Tortured Greatness

9 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The author of ‘The Glass Menagerie’ and ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ was first saved and then betrayed by his art in a life every bit as flamboyant and wayward as his plays.

Theater Reviews: Scenes From a Marriage and The Money Shot

You can’t accuse the Belgian director Ivo van Hove of picking fights with weaklings. His productions of Hedda Gabler, The Little Foxes, and A Streetcar Named Desire, all at New York Theater Workshop, have sometimes sucker-punched those venerable plays but in the end did no harm. I realize that’s not... More »

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9 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

As most everyone knows, Scottish Ballet will bring its acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire to the Kennedy Center May 28-30, which is the weekend after Memorial Day. Tickets don’t go on sale to the general public until February...

Gillian Anderson in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' is not so alien

10 months agoArts : Culture Monster

For her American fans, Gillian Anderson is most closely associated with her role as Agent Dana Scully from the Fox science fiction series "The X-Files," but in England, where the actress has lived for years, Anderson has repeatedly ditched the pantsuit in favor of period costumes. On the...

In an act of posthumous musical justice, Alex North’s lost score for 2001: A Space Odyssey will be released on vinyl

A great tragedy that you may or may not know: At the premiere of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, a man named Alex North (who previously scored A Streetcar Named Desire and would go on to score Good Morning Vietnam ; read his bio here) sat in the audience, horrified. Show More Summary

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