“Benedict Andrews’s version steams off the stage with pain, excitement and clamour.”The Observer
“Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career as Blanche DuBois in a raw, emotional and deeply unsettling Young Vic production.”The Telegraph
“Unmissable”The Evening Standard
“Gillian Anderson gives a shatteringly powerful performance”The Independent
An award winning performance by Gillian Anderson as Blanche du Bois in the critically acclaimed version of A Streetcar Named Desire, the Tennessee Williams masterpiece
As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski…
Fresh from an award-winning performance at the Young Vic in London, Gillian Anderson reprises her role of Blanche DuBois in this critically acclaimed version of A Streetcar Named Desire at the newly opened St Ann’s Warehouse, New York.
This daring and imaginative staging of the Tennessee Williams masterpiece by visionary director Benedict Andrews, who won a Critics’ Circle Award for his production of Three Sisters, became the fastest-selling in the Young Vic’s history.
More information can be found here. New York Times gives stellar review.
Bruno Wang Productions has supported both productions; Mr Wang says: “This is a compelling theatrical event. Truly unmissable.”
Adds Gillian Anderson: “As a company, we are utterly thrilled to be transferring this extraordinary play to New York City. It is a uniquely imagined production and St Ann's is the perfect place to stage it.”
And David Lan, Artistic Director of the Young Vic confirms: “The Young Vic is extremely proud to be sharing Benedict’s breakthrough production with New York audiences.”
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