From the Olivier Award-winning director of Cabaret
The Almeida presents a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire.
Directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret), the play stars BAFTA-winner Paul Mescal (Normal People), Lydia Wilson (Ripper Street) and Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts).
A Streetcar Named Desire runs at the Almeida Theatre from 10 December 2022 to 4 February 2023.
What is 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 Paul Mescal (Normal People) as Stanley, Lydia Wilson (Ripper Street) as Blanche, Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) as Stella, and Dwane Walcott (Machinal) as Mitch.
The cast also includes Eduardo Ackerman, Ralph Davis (Much Ado About Nothing; The Tempest; King 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
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Venue InformationAlmeida Theatre, Almeida Street, London, N1 1TA
Nearest Tube or Train: Highbury & Islington (Victoria / Overground), Angel (Northern)
Nearest Buses: 4, 19, 30 or 43, 38, 56, 73, 341 and 476