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05.16.2018 | Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis: A Streetcar Named Desire | $25 - $45

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Categories: Fair/Festival, Performance Art, Theatre


Sophia Brown and Nick Narcisi will create the tempestuous relationship between renowned characters Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” the main stage production of the third annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis, May 10-19, at the Grandel Theatre. Tim Ocel will direct the production for this year’s festival titled, “Tennessee Williams: The French Quarter Years.”

The French Quarter-themed Festival will also include a one-man show, two panel discussions, a staged reading and a Stella Shouting Contest. The Festival will open with “Streetcar” at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., May 10, at the Grandel Theatre. Festivities will kick-off at 5:30 p.m. with a traditional brass band, New Orleans-inspired parade through Grand Center led by Harvey Lockhart and the Point of View Jazz Ensemble from Healing Arts Center. The parade is open to the public. Tickets to Festival events will be available March 1 at Visit for additional event information

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