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The Cut

I enjoyed spending time at The Cut last August, while trying to win tickets for Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic lottery. The food also is great and I was having grilled free-range chicken with avocado when… 262 more words


NT Live Encore: A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic)

From the screen of the Curzon Richmond, I watched the Encore performance of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’, recorded live at the Young Vic.  As this space can be configured in any way to suit the production, designers and directors always have a free hand, and here Magda Willi’s revolving set allows the audience to eavesdrop on the action within the Kowalskis’ home, a minimalist, clinical pot where poker, Chinese lanterns, and the kindness of strangers mix into the plot. 470 more words


The Incredible Instance of Marlon Brando Being the Wrong Guy for the Role

A vortex of charisma. A supernova of hyper-realistic emotion. Marlon Brando was a Great Actor and a Gorgeous Creature. Of that there is no doubt. 189 more words

What Blanche Knew and What She Didn't Know

Blanche Dubois proclaimed, in A Streetcar Named Desire, that she had ‘always relied on the kindness of strangers’. I don’t pretend to understand this film, mostly because the first and only time I ever watched it I was in my early 20’s. 1,208 more words