KNOW YOUR PLACE, PEASANTS! San Antonio plans for light rail despite voter opposition. Ahh the bureaucratic grafters’ desire named streetcar.
The middle of the 20th century was a golden age for the American theater. Tennessee Williams wrote his first masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie, in 1944, towards the end of World War II, and A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof both followed in the subsequent decade. Show More Summary
Movie icon--and lately best known for her role on American Horror Story-- Jessica Lange has performed on Broadway only twice before, in two Tennessee Williams masterpieces, The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, and now she's in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night. Show More Summary
This Monday, on her day off from the production of A Streetcar Named Desire she's currently performing in, Gillian Anderson took the time to do an Answer Time, the Tumblr version of an AMA. http://chewiesgirlfriend.tumblr.com/post/144765562725/hey-guys-gillian-here-im-currently-in Yes, apparently things between...
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE out of TUCK EVERLASTING out of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE out of ST. ANN'S WAREHOUSE "Did she jump or was she pushed?" -- Richard and Linda Thompson Blanche DuBois comes tottering into view. The petite Gillian Anderson is precariously balanced on high heels, for this Blanche is never quite sure of her footing. Show More Summary
“A Streetcar Named Desire,” directed by Benedict Andrews, is a brave take on a classic play that envelops the audience in a timelessly primeval world.
Apparently, Jessica Lange had a path in mind. You might call it the Tandy Trajectory: that sequence of classic American roles, all memorably played by Jessica Tandy, from Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire to Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie to Mary Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey Into ... More »
TweetHey look – it’s the streetcar what’s named Desire: Or at least it’s somebody’s view of what big city living should look like. “Precita Eyes Mural Outside Laguna Honda Hospital Nears Completion“ Yeah, Lover I’m off the streets Gonna go where the bright lights And the big city meet With a red guitar, on fire […]
Opera San Jose has really been outdoing itself this year, as it does every year. February’s Carmen was outstanding, and now they have taken a dip in the theatre-pond, bringing us Mr. Tennessee Williams. Did you know A Streetcar Named Desire was also an opera by André Previn? Well there was no way I was going […]
The Music Center of Los Angeles will announce its 2016-2017 dance season on Tuesday, and organizers say the boundary-pushing lineup features some of the art form’s most exciting established and up-and-coming choreographers and artistic directors -- who happen to be women. "We’re looking at dance...
THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: in “Why You Should Think Twice Before Building a Rail Transit System,” Aaron Renn of the Manhattan Institute notes: Metro has a large unfunded maintenance liability. This doesn’t surprise us because we expect American transit systems to have a backlog. The difference is that unlike NYC, Chicago, Boston, etc., which have […]
THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: Here’s why libs will consider $200 million DC Streetcar a huge success even if it isn’t.
THE SOCIALIST DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: Washington, DC’s Streetcar Nightmare, Then and Now (Video).
Marlon Brando, Streetcar Named Desire (1951) (Alamy image) He was probably the greatest actor the world has ever seen but Marlon Brando started out on the streets of New York at 23 years old feeling like a nobody. "I had a great feeling of inadequacy, that I didn't know enough, that I didn't have enough education. Show More Summary
THE DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR: Billions spent, but fewer people are using public transportation in Southern California: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the region’s largest carrier, lost more than 10% of its boardings from 2006 to 2015, a decline that appears to be accelerating. Despite a $9-billion investment in new light rail and subway […]
In the late 1940s, a young Nebraskan actor named Marlon Brando had been starring for several months in A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway when he was contracted to play a fighter in a TV pilot, Come Out Fighting! For the role, Brando...Show More Summary
Mari-Claire Alain: Organist. Manufacturing: How rubber bands are made. The trailer for "Climate Hustle." Get moving: Post-Thanksgiving work-out. Financial Times: Liberal intolerance. The trailer for "A Streetcar Named Desire."
“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” – Blanche DuBois, A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams It was near the end of 2008 that I developed symptoms that I recognized as sciatica. The Internet is a wonderful source of information (and some misinformation). I decided to educate myself. In my reading, I encountered […]
EXCLUSIVE: Broad Green Pictures just acquired an award-winning biography of Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams as the basis of a biopic on the legendary playwright. Williams plays —- A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The...Show More Summary
Legendary Japanese designer Shiro Kuramata's Miss Blanche armchair sold at auction last week for £269,000 (around $409,000). The chair takes its name from the central character in A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche Dubois, who served as the piece's inspiration....