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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


London Theater Review: Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster in 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Two trajectories determine Benedict Andrews’ in-the-round production of “A Streetcar Named Desire”: the tragic arc of Gillian Anderson’s remarkably vivid Blanche, and that of the near-permanently revolving set. 727 more words


Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (with Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster), Young Vic Theatre

I was going to start the review in some flippant way – Old Vic versus Young Vic, mine is bigger than yours, the fear of the theatre goer before the 3.5 hours production – but Benedict Andrews and company put a stop to all that. 731 more words