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
Stanley Kowalski, Stella's husband Sergey Potapov
Harold "Mitch" Mitchell Mikhail Fomenko