Paul Mescal to star in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' in Alameda
All-round Irish indie heartthrob Paul Mescal brings his post-'Normal People' back to the London stage, flying in front of his sensitive image.
Connell's take on the TV adaptation is a different fictional creation: the violent antagonist Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams' all-time classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire.
A masterpiece about disgraced former schoolteacher Blanche Dubois's unfortunate decision to live in a hot summer with her sister Stella and her husband Stanley, the revival will be directed at.
Rebecca Fracknell who helped lead the phenomenal revival of Williams' unseen "Summer and Smoke" a few years ago—and most recently directed the West End revival giant of "Cabaret" starring Eddie Redmayne.
Mescal has previously done a play in London - 'The Plow and the Stars' back in 2018. But it's fair to say that her star has grown significantly since then: Stanley holds one of the most iconic roles in theatre.
It's a drama full of heavyweight roles, with the wonderful Lydia Wilson playing Blanche, and the sitcom 'We Are Lady Parts' star Anjana Vasan playing Stella.
It's a pretty serious new season of Alameda, starting with "Tammy," a new musical about Tammy Faye—the American campaigner and unlikely LGBT ally—the poignant combination of Elton John, Jake Shearer, and James Graham. written by.
The next year is set in 1640 with a new play about witchcraft and the class of rising star Lulu Razka, called 'Woman, Beware the Devil' (February 11-March 25 2023).
The season concluded with the UK premiere of Pulitzer-winning American playwright Lynn Notage's 'The Secret Life of Bees' (April 4-May 27 2023), about a pair of women fleeing home abuse in 1964 and seeking refuge at a remote is about Bee Farm.