Cat on A Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
The Young Vic present Cat on A Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre starring Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell.
Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama returns to the West End starring Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell, directed by Benedict Andrews.
A searing, poetic story of a family’s fight for survival, Cat on A Hot Tin Roof is a twentieth century masterpiece.
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof will run from 13 July 2017 until 7 October 2017 at the Apollo Theatre.
On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell.
Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?
Sienna Miller stars as Maggie alongside Jack O’Connell as Brick and Colm Meaney as Big Daddy.
The cast also features Lisa Palfry, Hayley Squires, Brian Gleeson, Richard Hansel and Michael J Shannon.
Directed by Benedict Andrews (A Street Car Named Desire), with set designs by Magda Willi, costume designs by Alice Babidge and lighting by Jon Clark.
★★★★ ‘a brilliant, lacerating account…it’s unforgettable’ The Independent
★★★★ ‘Fireworks and sizzling Sienna: this roof is more than just hot.’ The Times
★★★★ ‘Miller confirms she’s not just a pretty feline face’ Telegraph
‘this thrilling revival .. burns bright enough to scorch but also to illuminate.’ The New York Times
’emotional intensity shot through with humour – and a blistering performance by Jack O’Connell‘ The Guardian