A Streetcar Named Desire Tickets

Phoenix Theatre, London
Booking to 6 May 2023
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From the Olivier Award-winning director of Cabaret

The Almeida presents a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire – now transferring to the West End.

Directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret), the play stars Oscar nominee and BAFTA-winner Paul Mescal (Aftersun, Normal People), Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran (Summer and Smoke), Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) and Dwane Walcott (One Night in Miami, Our Girl).

A Streetcar Named Desire runs at the Phoenix Theatre in London from 20 March to 6 May 2023.

★★★★★ “A superb show” – The Sunday Times

★★★★★ “Outstanding” – The Times

What's the story of A Streetcar Named Desire?

On a street in New Orleans, in the blistering summer heat, a sister spirals…

When Blanche unexpectedly visits her estranged sister Stella, she brings with her a past that will threaten their future. As Stella’s husband Stanley stalks closer to the truth, Blanche’s fragile world begins to fracture. Reality and illusion collide and a violent conflict changes their lives forever.

Who is in the cast of A Streetcar Named Desire?

The cast of A Streetcar Named Desire includes Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner Paul Mescal (Aftersun, Normal People) as Stanley, Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran (Summer and Smoke) as Blanche, Evening Standard Theatre Award nominee Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts, A Doll’s House) as Stella, and Dwane Walcott (One Night in Miami, Our Girl) as Mitch.

The cast also includes Eduardo Ackerman, Ralph Davis (Much Ado About Nothing; The TempestKing Lear Shakespeare’s Globe), Janet Etuk (I, Joan; Henry VIII Shakespeare’s Globe), Gabriela García (Strictly Ballroom West End), Tom Penn (Midnight Movie Royal Court) and Jabez Sykes (Rock / Paper / Scissors Sheffield Theatres).

Who are the creative team of A Streetcar Named Desire?

A Streetcar Named Desire is written by Tennessee Williams, and directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret).

The creative team also includes Set Designer Madeleine Girling, Costume Designer Merle Hensel, Lighting Designer Lee Curran, Sound Designer Peter Rice, Composer Angus MacRae, Casting Director Julia Horan CDG, Costume Supervisor Jackie Orton, Fight Director Jonathan Holby, Voice Coach Rebecca Clark Carey, Assistant Director Tatenda Shamiso, Associate Designer Ruth Hall, and Casting Assistant Lilly Mackie.

Reviews of A Streetcar Named Desire

★★★★★ "Completely brilliant" - The Sunday Times
★★★★★ "Paul Mescal, Patsy Ferran and Anjana Vasan captivate... This Streetcar is transporting" - The Observer
★★★★★ "Magnetic Paul Mescal" - The Times
★★★★ "Paul Mescal is horribly good and Patsy Ferran is astonishing" - The Evening Standard
★★★★ "A heartstopping revival that grips with the intensity of a bad dream" - The Telegraph
★★★★ "Paul Mescal brings a fierce and dangerous energy" - The Guardian
★★★★ "Ferociously gripping" - The Stage
★★★★ "Paul Mescal is terrifying and Patsy Ferran is unbelievably good" - TimeOut
★★★★  Average review score

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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 6 May 2023
Age restrictions
Running time
2 hours 45 minutes (including interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

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Important Notes

Content warnings:

Technical triggers:This production includes sudden loud noises, haze and the smoking of herbal cigarettes.

Thematic triggers: This production contains xenophobic language, domestic violence, alcoholism, mental health difficulties including anxiety and depression, as well as references to suicide and sexual assault.

Venue Information

Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Piccadilly line, Northern line), Tottenham Court Road (Central line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 19, 22, 24, 38, 40, 176

Ticket Information

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