Booking to 23 October 2022
Tennessee Williams’ rarely performed drama
Tennessee Williams’ The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore is revived at Charing Cross Theatre starring stage, TV and film star Linda Marlowe alongside Olivier Award-winning actress Sara Kestelman.
A heady mixture of longing, passion and reflection on mortality, this rarely performed play has often been referred to as a play worthy of its author’s justly celebrated name. The part of Flora Goforth is like a female King Lear. An extraordinary play set on an exclusive mountaintop villa off the Amalfi coast, don’t miss this production of The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore.
This production will be directed by Robert Chevara, a leading authority on Tennessee Williams’ work, who has directed several acclaimed stage productions.
The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore runs from 26 September 2022 until 23 October 2022 at Charing Cross Theatre, London.
What is The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore about?
Super rich, terminally ill, four-time widow Flora ‘Sissy’ Goforth sits in isolated splendour dictating her memoirs to the lovely but put-upon Blackie, her recently widowed young secretary. Then one day Christopher Flanders, a former poet, aging pretty boy, and professional house guest, climbs her mountain looking for an invitation to stay…
Who’s in the cast of The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore?
The cast features Linda Marlowe, Sara Kestelman, Sanee Ravel, Lucie Shorthouse, Joe Ferrera and Matteo Johnson.
Written by Tennessee Williams, directed by Robert Chevara with set & costume design by Nicolai Hart-Hansen, lighting design by Adam King and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow.
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Latecomers may not be admitted, and there is no readmittance once the performance has started.
Venue InformationCharing Cross Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139, 176