A Streetcar Named Desire

Drama - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

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  • First Preview: April 14, 1973
  • Opening Date: April 26, 1973
  • Closing Date: July 29, 1973
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 110

Playwright: Tennessee Williams


Fragile Southern belle Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans to live with her sister, Stella, and her brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski, in a dingy apartment. Temperaments clash, fireworks fly and secrets are revealed in Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.


Opening Night Cast

Penelope Allen Nurse
Philip Bosco in A Streetcar Named Desire Philip Bosco Harold Mitchell
Brian Brownlee Young Collector
Patricia Conolly in A Streetcar Named Desire Patricia Conolly Stella Kowalski
Frank Dwyer Habitué of the Quarter
James Farentino Stanley Kowalski
Ray Fry Doctor
Donald M. Griffith Habitué of the Quarter
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  Ellis Rabb Director
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  John Gleason Lighting Design
  Gary Harris Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1972 - 1973

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance Rosemary Harris Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Theatre World Award James Farentino Winner
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