A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Our critic's rating:
    Date:
    April 1, 2012

    What the popular press said...

    "A poker game provides one of the few moments approaching excitement in the torpid revival. ... .an exquisite snooze."
    Ben Brantley for NY Times

    "Tennessee Williams’ story of a devastating clash of culture and class comes up adequate but unremarkable."
    Joe Dziemianowicz for NY Daily News

    "Blair Underwood’s underwhelming performance."
    Elisabeth Vincentelli for New York Post

    "Embarrassing and sad."
    Erik Haagensen for Back Stage

    "The revival... is a disappointment, undone by several one-note characterizations."
    Robert Feldberg for The Record

    "Engrossing production."
    David Rooney for The Hollywood Reporter

    "As good as it looks, the visceral production style does come at the cost of psychological subtlety."
    Marilyn Stasio for Variety

    External links to full reviews from popular press...

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