The Rose Tattoo confirmed at the Olivier

The Rose Tattoo confirmed at the Olivier

The Rose Tattoo, by Tennessee Williams, is confirmed to open at the Olivier, NT 29 March 2007, following previews from 19 March, initially booking to 12 April 2007 in repertoire

Public booking opens Tuesday 23 Jan 2007.

Directed by Steven Pimlott, the cast includes Zoe Wanamaker , Darrell D’Silva, Rosalind Knight, Maggie McCarthy ,Sheila Ballantine, Susannah Fielding, Stephanie Jacob, Andrew Langtree, Jules Melvin

It is designed by Mark Thompson , lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Paul Groothuis.

All through the night Serafina craves her husband’s return; at dawn, she learns he’s been shot dead. For the next three years, she channels her fiercely passionate love into mourning, living on past glories while straitjacketing her vivacious daughter, Rosa. But an ugly rumour gathers force to contaminate her memories, just as Rosa turns rebel and an eye-catching truck driver comes knocking at the door.

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