NT Live: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

October 20th, 2017 by PRatt
February 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

(UK, 2018) Director: Benedict Andrews. Stage play by Tennessee Williams. Cast: Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell, Colm Meaney, Hayley Squires. A Young Vic Production.

Tennessee Williamsí masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Benedict Andrews thrilling revival – following his smash hit of Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire – stars Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell, and Colm Meaney. On a steamy Mississippi night, a family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell, as the (closeted) gay Brick and the feline Maggie dance round the secrets that could destroy their marriage.
“A bold reimagining. Innovative and powerfully acted.” Sunday Times

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