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Sugar Magnolia

Front door, Magnolia House

Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers—Blanche DuBois in “A Streetcar Named Desire”

We traveled to the east coast for a wedding in Philadelphia, the World Traveler having taken himself forevermore off the marriage market and finally settling down with a nice Jewish guy, who will, no doubt, keep him on his toes, but I digress. 669 more words

Musings Sometimes Amusing

Streetcar satisfaction

A Streetcar Named Desire (La Boite Theatre Company)

La Boite Theatre, Roundhouse Theatre

October 15 – November 12

Tennessee William’s “A Streetcar Named Desire” is an epic work. 729 more words


Loving Tennessee Williams

I get fixations, I really do. There are writers, or actors or musicians whose work I have experienced every single inch of, whether that be all their films, all their music or so on. 631 more words

Episode 26: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Gay Mafia?

Have you heard that the gay mafia is running Hollywood? Well any disenfranchised straight guy in the entertainment industry will tell you about it. Hyperbole aside, the gay mafia is a running joke/ urban legend that keeps popping up in pop culture. 183 more words


A Streetcar Named Desire

“I don’t want realism. I want magic”; yet in his classic American drama, Williams shows us it just isn’t possible.

Set in post-war 1940s America in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Williams highlights the tragic decline of the fading agrarian South and its battle with the unforgiving emerging modernity. 484 more words


Listen again: 11 October 2016

Rosie welcomes Paul Burston to the studio to discuss his new psychological thriller The Black Path and the winner of the Polari First Book Prize, who was announced at London’s Southbank on 7 October. 133 more words

Listen Again

The Sidney Lumet Blogathon - The Fugitive Kind (1960).

Here is the latest entry in the Sidney Lumet Blogathon! The very erudite and multilingual blog Critica Retro takes on one of Lumet’s early films, the 1960 drama  86 more words