Already closed | Brooklyn

A Streetcar Named Desire (The Coven & Precariat Productions)

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Must see, Intense, Ambitious

About the show

This immersive new staging of the Tennessee Williams classic features the first Genderqueer actor in the iconic role of Blanche DuBois. More…

Set in the sultry and sweltering 1940's French Quarter of New Orleans, this immersive production invites audiences into the Kowalski apartment where young couple Stanley and Stella are joined for the summer by Stella's damaged, fading debutante sister, Blanche. In a play that famously pins the working class, alpha male Stanley Kowalski against the soft, privileged beauty Blanche DuBois, this production speaks to the divided state of the world today.

May 10th, 2019
"Makes impressive, honest choices that reveal new colors in the classic script. The production distinguishes itself through its unique portrait of Blanche…She comes off here as a practical woman broken down by the sorry and painful conditions of her life…As portrayed by Russell Peck, the first ge...
read more
May 19th, 2019
“A new, immersive Off-Off-Broadway production of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' makes history as the first to feature a genderqueer actor as Blanche DuBois, but that’s only one reason to see this uncensored and visceral take on an American classic, performed mere feet from the audience and loaded wit...
read more
May 16th, 2019
“A laser-hot production that features the first genderqueer actor playing Blanche...But the production transcends the casting milestone and renders a riveting production that is amazingly both fresh in drama and raw in staging...Hourigan, working with a book we know almost too well, doesn’t let i...
read more

Related content

Cast & Creatives (3)