A Streetcar Named Desire West End transfer announces full casting

Full casting has been announced for Almeida Theatre’s West End transfer of A Streetcar Named Desire starring Paul Mescal, Patsy Ferran and Anjana Vasan.

Reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed Almeida production are Eduardo Ackerman (Pablo), Gabriela García (Mexican Woman), Francesca Knight (understudy) Tom Penn (Doctor/Drummer) and Jabez Sykes (Young Collector) alongside the previously announced Patsy Ferran (Blanche), Paul Mescal (Stanley), Anjana Vasan (Stella) and Dwane Walcott (Mitch).

Alexander Eliot (Steve) and Cash Holland (Eunice) join the company, alongside understudies Rob Dempsey, Zach Parkin and Constanza Ruff to complete the cast for A Streetcar Named Desire at The Phoenix Theatre from 20 March to 06 May 2023.

Directed by Olivier and Critics’ Circle Award winner Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret), the smash-hit production has just received six Olivier nominations including: Sir Peter Hall award for Best Director – Rebecca Frecknall; Best Actress in a play – Patsy Ferran; Best Actor in a play – Paul Mescal; Best Supporting Actress in a play – Anjana Vasan; Best Lighting Design – Lee Curran; and, Best Revival – A Streetcar Named Desire

Producers have also announced an extra week of performances have been added to the Phoenix Theatre due to unprecedented demand for tickets.

Directed by Olivier and Critics’ Circle Award winner Rebecca Frecknall (Cabaret), the production’s original cast will follow the show into the West End, including Oscar nominated (as of today!) Paul Mescal (Aftersun, Normal People) as Stanley, Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran (Summer & Smoke) as Blanche, Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) as Stella, and Dwane Walcott (One Night in Miami, Our Girl) as Harold ‘Mitch’ Mitchell.

The show sold-out the Almeida run and the initial run at the Phoenix Theatre, with impressive reviews from the critics, including five-stars from The Times, The Sunday Times, The Observer, and The i.

The creative team of A Streetcar Named Desire also includes Set Designer Madeleine Girling, Costume Designer Merle Hensel, Lighting Designer Lee Curran, Sound Designer Peter Rice, Composer Angus MacRae and Casting Director Julia Horan CDG. 

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📷 Main photo: A Streetcar Named Desire - Almeida Theatre. Photo by Marc Brenner

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