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Movie inspiration of the week – A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Costume Designer: Lucinda Ballard, Nominated Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (24th Academy Awards)

And so it was I entered the broken world

To trace the visionary company of love, it’s voice…

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At The Movies

This Might Be The Worst "Wheel Of Fortune" Mistake Of All Time

Poor, poor Kevin.

Kevin was just one letter away from solving the puzzle.  The category was “Title,” and “A STREETCAR NA_ED DESIRE” was on the board. 64 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire

“They told me to take a streetcar named Desire, then transfer to one called Cemeteries, then ride six blocks and get off at — the Elysian Fields!” So begins the opening lines of Tennessee Williams’ most famous play, spoken by would-be  femme fatal Blanche Dubois. 413 more words

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Cast Spotlight: Ashlie White

Ashlie White is playing down-on-her-luck Mollie Malloy in our upcoming production of His Girl Friday; this will be her first Bygone Theatre production.

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Bygone Loves...

Bad Boys.

And I wonder why I’m single…

I want magic! Maxine Peake certainly gave us plenty in Streetcar Named Desire (at the Royal Exchange until Saturday 15 October 2016)

Sarah Frankcom took over as director at the Royal Exchange in 2014. Her collaboration with Maxine Peake as Hamlet is probably most well-known. Peake’s Masque of Anarchy performance for the anniversary of Waterloo, and in The Skriker last summer, are also both memorable for me, not least out of admiration for Maxine Peake’s powerfully moving performance in a chapel full of candles which had me fainting away with the heat and bustle of watchers. 971 more words

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