• A Streetcar Named Desire


    Produced by the Lyric Theatre

    04 May - 08 June

    Tickets

    £15.00- £24.50

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  • Dates & Times

    04 May - 08 June

    Tues - Sat: 7.45pm
    Sat & Sun Matinee: 2.30pm

  • Accessible Performances

    Audio described: 23 May, 7.45pm

    Captioned: 23 May, 7.45pm

  • Prices

    Previews (04-07 May): £15.00
    Off-peak (Tues - Thurs, matinee): £17.00
    Peak (Fri & Sat evening): £24.50
    Carer Seats Available
    Students, unemployed people and under 20s any performance except Friday & Saturday: £12.00
    Over 65s any matinee: £12.00
    Every 11th ticket free for groups for 10+

  • Directed by

    Directed by Emma Jordan

  • Venue / Stage
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Set in the stifling heat of New Orleans’ French Quarter, A Streetcar Named Desire follows wilting Southern beauty, Blanche DuBois, as she attempts  to escape her former life and past trauma. Blanche takes up residence in her sister Stella’s cramped two-room apartment, much to the irritation of her boorish and abrasive brother-in-law Stanley. But as details of Blanche’s past come to light, she incurs the suspicion and then wrath of Stanley, and her sense of reality begins to shatter.

Culminating in a violent clash of characters and natures, illusion and reality, A Streetcar Named Desire brings the subjects of identity, sexuality, desire and fate into stark light in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Tennessee Williams, directed by Irish Times Theatre Award winning director, Emma Jordan.

Running Time - 3 hours (including a 20 minute interval)

Please note this performance contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing.

Tennessee Williams - Writer

Emma Jordan - Director

Ciaran Bagnall - Set & Lighting Designer

Carl Kennedy - Sound Designer

Enda Kenny - Costume Designer