This sultry Southern Gothic masterpiece marks Classic Stage Company's first Tennessee Williams production and debut collaboration with the Transport Group. More…
In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, the local minister’s daughter walks the line between piety and sensuality with the neighborhood doctor who grew up next door.
See it if Williams' slow burn Gothic romance is performed to the hilt by Ireland & Darrow Emotionally overwritten (naturally) but never overblown
Don't see it if Cummings' minimal staging takes a lot of patience but pays off Forces audience to strip down as emotionally as the leads
See it if Just to see Marin Ireland act is a magnificent day at theater. She is a star that should not be missed. Nathan Darrow does great as Dr. B
Don't see it if Thrust seating creates problems for some re:sight-lines and hearing. It is always a challenge for a director.
See it if Opposing morals clash like the tension between body and soul and the inner and the outer you. Great spartan prod w/ concise acting by leads.
Don't see it if Bare stage forces the imagination and focuses concentration. No lighting changes for 2.5 hrs. My head hurts. Marin's tics consume 2nd act.
See it if You like everything mimed - pretend drink, pretend pill, etc. You like long talky plays that run 2 hours 40 minutes.
Don't see it if You expect a program before the show to help understand who is who. You expect scenery to help understand where the scene is.
See it if You are a Tennessee Williams fan - simmering love & family obligations in Mississippi. Marin Ireland & a stellar cast!
Don't see it if You do not like a slow, unfolding Southern drama. Characters are typical church goers v sinners. Very sexy implications. Minimal set.
See it if you love Tennessee Williams & Southern drama , Marin Ireland (a very amazing performance), minimalist staging
Don't see it if don't like minimalist staging - even though this was at CSC it was even more minimalist than Mr. Doyle (it was not directed by him)
See it if See great acting in a not well-known Tennessee Williams play. Two really committed performances.
Don't see it if Not a lot of action happens so it may not be for some looking for pure entertainment only.
See it if You think any Williams is better than no Williams , and want to see 2 performances that make a case for even a lesser work
Don't see it if You want action rather than thought , go to a musical
See it if You are a Williams fan -- the language is terrific. You want it see a fine performance by Marin Ireland. She is great.
Don't see it if Need splash and sizzle.
See it if you are a fan of Tennessee Williams & haven't seen this play. As with many Classic Productions, I left feeling something was missing.
Don't see it if if you do not want to see one of William's less powerful plays & one, where as always, the woman is the loser
See it if Tennessee Williams. First-class actors, led by Marin Ireland. Minimalist.
Don't see it if Focus on language and the movement of the person...can be both engaging and distracting.
See it if an interestingly complex play, well acted but poorly staged and directed won't drive you crazy. Really a fine Williams play rarely seen.
Don't see it if Mumbled Southern accents from actors positioned poorly with their backs to the audience often in a poorly staged production will annoy you.
See it if you like Tennessee Wilman's plays. This one is a classic. All of the acting was excellent especially Marin Ireland. An honor to see it.
Don't see it if you need to see traditial staging of classic theater. Also din't see it if you need a fast moving play with lots of scenery.
See it if you think even second-tier Tennessee Williams plus a riveting leading lady will make up for a dreadful hyper-minimalist production.
Don't see it if you don't like productions that seem designed to attract attention to the director rather than reveal ANYTHING about the play itself.
See it if you like Tennessee Williams. While I'm not a fan, the performances, particularly Marin Ireland's, are top notch.
Don't see it if Want a big production with sets--this is more like a staged reading.
See it if you are at all interested in Tennessee WIlliams; you want to see an amazing actor at work [Ireland].
Don't see it if It's a more minor Williams; it's sad, though there are comic moments. The staging is artificially - annoyingly - minimalist.
See it if marin ireland and nathan darrow were great. i was happy to see a production of this lesser tennessee williams play.
Don't see it if the set and supporting cast left a bit to be desired.
See it if If you are a fan of Tennessee Williams. Marin Ireland gives a terrific performance.
Don't see it if If you don't care for Tennessee Williams.
See it if You love Tennessee Williams writing. Brilliant performances.
Don't see it if You don't love Tennessee Williams and plays about the sadness of human interaction.
See it if You want to see a well acted play with minimal set.
Don't see it if You don't like great acting. Especially by the lead actress. This is Tennessee Williams done right.
See it if You want the chance to see a compelling production of a lesser known Tennessee Williams play, featuring great acting.
Don't see it if You dislike minimalist sets, mime instead of props, and an unfortunate dose of racial stereotyping.
See it if You wanna see some amazing performances and some good poetry
Don't see it if Bit racist with the Mexicans as dark self-hating, criminals. I get why Williams would write that, but why are we honoring that racism?
See it if You want to see a fascinating early Williams play featuring version 0.1 of Blanche and Maggie and.....
Don't see it if You want realistic and linear direction. This is definitely a strange staging.