The Young Vic has so far provided two of my best theatrical experiences of the year, and their latest production of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' under the fastidious direction of Benedict Andrews has already become the hottest ticket in town. Whilst reinventions of American classics seem to be currently in vogue in London, Tennessee Williams' 1947 drama remains the jewel in the crown in this outstanding and powerful revival. Read more
“I don’t want realism. I want magic!”
Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster is Stanley and Vanessa Kirby is Stella in Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece.
As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics’ Circle Award-winning Three Sisters.