As a great American dramatist, Williams’s timeless understanding of human emotion and the particularly explosive dynamics of family groups has always been such a notable feature of his writing.
Alexandra Palace hosts London transfers of Mark Gatiss’ new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
When you see around 200 different shows, you’re bound to come across a few duff ones, but I’m pleased to say that nearly all of the bad shows I saw can be found in this post.
The Young Vic’s West End production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, currently playing to capacity each night at the Apollo Theatre, will be broadcast to cinemas around the world on 22 February 2018, marking the fourth collaboration between the Young Vic and National Theatre Live.
There’s certainly the attempt to raise the temperature – Andrews has his leads Jack O’Connell and Sienna Miller in various states of undress for large swathes of the play – but for all the skin exposed, there’s little sexuality between Tennessee Williams’ central couple.
Benedict Andrews directs this new Young Vic production of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, starring Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell at the West End’s Apollo Theatre until 7 October 2017. What have critics been saying?
Lisa Palfrey will play Big Mama alongside Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and, as Big Daddy, Colm Meaney in Benedict Andrews Young Vic West End production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Colm Meaney will join Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews in the West End.
Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell will lead the cast as Maggie and Brick in Benedict Andrews’ Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof which will begin previews in the West End at the Apollo Theatre on 13 July 2017. With press night on 24 July, this strictly limited twelve-week run is booking to 7 October 2017.