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A Streetcar Named Desire

Playhouse
Melbourne
Playhouse, 100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia

Date

09 Jul –
17 Aug

About the Show

MTC brings us A Streetcar Named Desire.  The classic Tennessee Williams play directed by Anne-Louise Sarks.  Nikki Shiels (Sunday, The Picture of Dorian Gray) takes on one of theatre’s most iconic roles: Blanche DuBois.

The Southern belle wrestles with her broken dreams and inner turmoil as she seeks refuge in her sister Stella’s (Michelle Lim Davidson from The Newsreader) cramped apartment, sharing the space with her fiery brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski (Mark Leonard Winter from The Dressmaker). As tensions rise, dark secrets emerge, igniting the volatile marriage. The delicate power dynamics within the household verge on collapse, laying bare the frailties of human nature.

Experience the raw intensity of Tennessee Williams’s classic masterpiece – one of the most critically acclaimed plays of the twentieth century – reimagined by Artistic Director Anne-Louise Sarks. Set in 1940s New Orleans but infused with contemporary energy, A Streetcar Named Desire’s timeless exploration of aggression, desire, and deception underscores theatre’s enduring power to reflect and challenge our perceptions.

The Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” features a talented cast led by Nikki Shiels as Blanche DuBois. Michelle Lim Davidson portrays Stella Kowalski, Blanche’s sister, while Mark Leonard Winter takes on the role of Stanley Kowalski, Stella’s volatile husband.  Other notable cast members include:

  • Gabriella Barbagallo. Gee Gee / Nurse.
  • Kaya Byrne. Young Collector / Doctor.
  • Stephen Lopez. Pablo.
  • Steve Mouzakis. Mitch.
  • Veronica Pena Negrette. Flower Seller.
  • Katherine Tonkin. Eunice.
Read More

MTC brings us A Streetcar Named Desire.  The classic Tennessee Williams play directed by Anne-Louise Sarks.  Nikki Shiels (Sunday, The Picture of Dorian Gray) takes on one of theatre’s most iconic roles: Blanche DuBois.

The Southern belle wrestles with her broken dreams and inner turmoil as she seeks refuge in her sister Stella’s (Michelle Lim Davidson from The Newsreader) cramped apartment, sharing the space with her fiery brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski (Mark Leonard Winter from The Dressmaker). As tensions rise, dark secrets emerge, igniting the volatile marriage. The delicate power dynamics within the household verge on collapse, laying bare the frailties of human nature.

Experience the raw intensity of Tennessee Williams’s classic masterpiece – one of the most critically acclaimed plays of the twentieth century – reimagined by Artistic Director Anne-Louise Sarks. Set in 1940s New Orleans but infused with contemporary energy, A Streetcar Named Desire’s timeless exploration of aggression, desire, and deception underscores theatre’s enduring power to reflect and challenge our perceptions.

The Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” features a talented cast led by Nikki Shiels as Blanche DuBois. Michelle Lim Davidson portrays Stella Kowalski, Blanche’s sister, while Mark Leonard Winter takes on the role of Stanley Kowalski, Stella’s volatile husband.  Other notable cast members include:

  • Gabriella Barbagallo. Gee Gee / Nurse.
  • Kaya Byrne. Young Collector / Doctor.
  • Stephen Lopez. Pablo.
  • Steve Mouzakis. Mitch.
  • Veronica Pena Negrette. Flower Seller.
  • Katherine Tonkin. Eunice.

Date

09 Jul
17 Aug

About the Show

MTC brings us A Streetcar Named Desire.  The classic Tennessee Williams play directed by Anne-Louise Sarks.  Nikki Shiels (Sunday, The Picture of Dorian Gray) takes on one of theatre’s most iconic roles: Blanche DuBois.

The Southern belle wrestles with her broken dreams and inner turmoil as she seeks refuge in her sister Stella’s (Michelle Lim Davidson from The Newsreader) cramped apartment, sharing the space with her fiery brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski (Mark Leonard Winter from The Dressmaker). As tensions rise, dark secrets emerge, igniting the volatile marriage. The delicate power dynamics within the household verge on collapse, laying bare the frailties of human nature.

Experience the raw intensity of Tennessee Williams’s classic masterpiece – one of the most critically acclaimed plays of the twentieth century – reimagined by Artistic Director Anne-Louise Sarks. Set in 1940s New Orleans but infused with contemporary energy, A Streetcar Named Desire’s timeless exploration of aggression, desire, and deception underscores theatre’s enduring power to reflect and challenge our perceptions.

The Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” features a talented cast led by Nikki Shiels as Blanche DuBois. Michelle Lim Davidson portrays Stella Kowalski, Blanche’s sister, while Mark Leonard Winter takes on the role of Stanley Kowalski, Stella’s volatile husband.  Other notable cast members include:

  • Gabriella Barbagallo. Gee Gee / Nurse.
  • Kaya Byrne. Young Collector / Doctor.
  • Stephen Lopez. Pablo.
  • Steve Mouzakis. Mitch.
  • Veronica Pena Negrette. Flower Seller.
  • Katherine Tonkin. Eunice.
Read More

MTC brings us A Streetcar Named Desire.  The classic Tennessee Williams play directed by Anne-Louise Sarks.  Nikki Shiels (Sunday, The Picture of Dorian Gray) takes on one of theatre’s most iconic roles: Blanche DuBois.

The Southern belle wrestles with her broken dreams and inner turmoil as she seeks refuge in her sister Stella’s (Michelle Lim Davidson from The Newsreader) cramped apartment, sharing the space with her fiery brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski (Mark Leonard Winter from The Dressmaker). As tensions rise, dark secrets emerge, igniting the volatile marriage. The delicate power dynamics within the household verge on collapse, laying bare the frailties of human nature.

Experience the raw intensity of Tennessee Williams’s classic masterpiece – one of the most critically acclaimed plays of the twentieth century – reimagined by Artistic Director Anne-Louise Sarks. Set in 1940s New Orleans but infused with contemporary energy, A Streetcar Named Desire’s timeless exploration of aggression, desire, and deception underscores theatre’s enduring power to reflect and challenge our perceptions.

The Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” features a talented cast led by Nikki Shiels as Blanche DuBois. Michelle Lim Davidson portrays Stella Kowalski, Blanche’s sister, while Mark Leonard Winter takes on the role of Stanley Kowalski, Stella’s volatile husband.  Other notable cast members include:

  • Gabriella Barbagallo. Gee Gee / Nurse.
  • Kaya Byrne. Young Collector / Doctor.
  • Stephen Lopez. Pablo.
  • Steve Mouzakis. Mitch.
  • Veronica Pena Negrette. Flower Seller.
  • Katherine Tonkin. Eunice.
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