A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams  Directed by L. Zane Jones  ~ CIVIC REP at New City Theatre


Robin Jones as Blanche and Sam Read as Mitch
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams, Civic Rep at New City Theatre Jan 2 - 25, 2015
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CIVIC REP's first play to be produced in residence at New City Theatre was a re-imagining of the modern classic A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. 

Williams called Streetcar "a plea for the understanding of the delicate people.” Williams dramatizes the plight of the delicate people in a world that is indifferent and at times hostile to tenderness, warning us in this beautiful, tragic story, that 'if we don't watch out, the brutes will take over.'

A plague has stricken the moths, the moths are dying, their bodies are flakes of bronze on the carpets lying.  Enemies of the delicate everywhere have breathed a pestilent mist into the air. -Excerpt from the poem, 'A Lament for the Moths' 
by Tennessee Williams

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