As you know, Tennessee Williams' culture-clash classic A Streecar Named Desire is coming to Broadway any moment now, featuring a cast of color. Well, at a Drama Desk panel discussion at Sardi's the other day, Blair Underwood--who's playing the old Brando role, the brutish Stanley Kowalski--said he' ... More >>
A black Stanley Kowalski? Well, why not? We had a black Maggie the Cat just a few years ago. And at a meet-and-greet for the Streetcar Named Desire of color (with the white folks living next door) coming to Broadway, director Emily Mann gave us the reasons. "I knew Tennessee Williams and loved hi ... More >>
No, the brilliant playwright didn't have children, unless you count Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski (and I do). But his work and spirit have long loomed over the gay inhabitants of New Orleans, as captured in a new documentary opening tomorrow at the Quad.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 22, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 8 Cock-tale parties on the East Side by Andrew Sarris Scorpio would never have made the connection if he had not been partying all week up and down the East Side Gold Coast where, as it so happens, "T ... More >>
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