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Review - A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic starring Gillian Anderson (2014)


After its superb production of A View From A Bridge, the Young Vic is clearly on a roll as its current production, Tennessee William’s classic Pulitzer prize-winning play A Streetcar Named Desire, continues to play to sold out houses. 1,096 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire

It’s happened. After a decade and several productions, I think I finally “get” Tennessee Williams. At least, A Streetcar Named Desire, currently running at the Young Vic, is such a fantastic production that I can finally appreciate Williams’ status as one of the great American playwrights. 297 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire, Young Vic

“I don’t want realism. I want magic.”

In Secret Theatre’s version of A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche’s famous line raised a light, knowing chuckle from the audience. 997 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire

It seems you have to go to The Cut if you like your drama intense and your productions cutting edge. Across the road at the Old Vic there’s an extraordinary interpretation of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and now here at the Young Vic there’s this thoroughly modern version of Tennessee Williams’ most famous play. 399 more words


Review: A Streetcar Named Desire - The Young Vic, London

Director: Benedict Andrews
Cast: Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster, Vanessa Kirby
Playwright: Tennessee Williams 612 more words


Young Vic - "A Streetcar Named Desire"

It took something close to an act of faith to book as far ahead for the Young Vic’s production as we did – other than a vague ‘summer 2014′ there weren’t even any dates when we laid out our cash. 287 more words