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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Tennessee Williams

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And so it was I entered the broken world

To trace the visionary company of love, its voice

An instant in the wind (I know not whither hurled)

But not for long to hold each desperate choice.


« The Broken Tower» by Hart Crane


The action of the play takes place between May and September in a dilapidated apartment building in the working-class district of New Orleans 1947, shortly after the Second World War.


Chapters 1-4 – beginning of May;

Chapters 5-6 – August, 15th;

Chapters 7-10 – September 15th;

Chapter 11 – several weeks after.

«A Streetcar Named Desire» is Tennessee Williams’ landmark work, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948.

The performance is accompanied by music by Bernard Herrmann, Tony Scott, Lennie Tristano, Eldo di Lazzaro, Hank Williams and Rudolf Sechinski.


Performance Director- Sergey Potapov

Scenography and Costume Design – Victoria Bespalova

Music Director – Sergey Potapov

Lighting Designer – Andrey Izotov


Premiere – May 19th, 2016

Running Time: 3 hours


A play in eleven chapters
The intermission is after chapter VI

Roles and actors:

Blanche DuBois People's Artist of Russia Elena Kharitonova

Stella Kowalski, her sister Olga Abramova Lidiya Milyuzina

Stanley Kowalski, Stella's husband Sergey Potapov

Harold "Mitch" Mitchell Mikhail Fomenko

Eunice Hubbell Irina Zheryakova Anastasiya Dubrovskaya

Steve Hubbell Maksim Khrustalyov

Hannah, Eunice's friend Lyubov Eshchenko Olga Zhevakina

Pablo Gonzales Konstantin Yudaev Aleksey Dubrovskiy

A Doctor Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Tezov Sergey Vidineev

A Warden People's Artist of Russia Alyona Okhlupina Natalya Vershinina

A young man, a subscription agent Mikhail Martyanov Sergey Efremov Maksim Filatov