A Streetcar Named Desire Tickets

A Streetcar Named Desire has appealed to many generations of theatergoers for its masterful portrayal of clashing sensibilities. Written by Tennessee Williams, one of the most brilliant American playwrights, A Streetcar Named Desire is a well-admired classic. The play explores the friction between the primal and the cultured instincts of the two main characters Blanche Dubois and her sister Stella's husband Stanley Kowalkski. The dynamics between these two characters shape the play by revealing the layers of their distinctly contrasting psyches.

A Streetcar Named Desire Tickets


The play was written in 1947 and was made into a world famous film in 1951, starring Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando. Thanks to A Streetcar named Desire, Brando was "discovered" as an actor. He was supposedly paid for transportation to get to Williams' house in Provincetown, Massachusetts where Brando's audition took place. His rendition of Stanley's character was phenomenal and the role has since come to be known best with him being cast for it.

One of the unique features of the play was the inclusion of sound effects of a hustling bustling city, especially the sound of passing trains, which accentuate the psychological states of the characters and add to dramatic tension. The play earned Tennessee Williams a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1947 and premiered on Broadway the same year, closing two years later in the Ethel Barrymore theatre. Laurence Olivier directed the London production, which premiered in 1949.

Set in mid century New Orleans, the play incorporates a theme that remains relevant and interesting regardless of the play's particulars. The conflict between Blanche and Stanley represents the tension between a mentality such as the Old South's (of which Blanche is a relic) and the new industrial working class (where Stanley belongs), the former representing the landed gentry and the latter the immigrant phenomenon. The disputes are caused by the disparity in the values and social assumptions of the two, and are emblematic of the rapidly changing American society. Blanche is delusional and "romantic" and hides real issues such as alcohol abuse behind her refinement, whereas Stanley is a brute who believes in having a firm grip on reality and bullying his way through life. 

The film version, also directed by Elia Kazan was very successful and won many cinema awards including an Oscar for Best Actress won by Vivien Leigh. A Streetcar Named Desire was adapted into an opera in 1995. The musical score for the opera was written by Andre Previn and premiered by San Francisco Opera. The first revival of A Streetcar Named Desire took place in 1973. This Lincoln Center production at the Vivian Beaumont Theater starred James Farentino as Stanley and Rosemary Harris as Blanche. The second revival of the play happened in the late eighties and won a Tony award.

The 1992 revival of Streetcar was staged at the same theater where the original production was staged and had a cast of well-known actors including Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin. Baldwin was nominated for the Tony and Jessica Lange won the Theater World Award. The latest revival, in 2009 also has a star-studded cast comprising Cate Blanchett, Liv Ullmann and Joel Edgerton and is currently playing in New York City.



A Streetcar Named Desire Venues

  • A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater

A Streetcar Named Desire Cities

A Streetcar Named Desire Schedule

Some of the best theatre productions have released their schedules. A Streetcar Named Desire will run at the venues from 6-Feb-20 until 22-Feb-20. Upcoming show will be staged at Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater, Nashville; whereas the last one will be held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater, Nashville. For the complete list of dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Thu Feb 06 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Fri Feb 07 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Sat Feb 08 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Thu Feb 13 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Fri Feb 14 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Sat Feb 15 202002:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Sat Feb 15 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Sun Feb 16 202002:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Thu Feb 20 202007:30 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater Nashville, TN Fri Feb 21 202007:30 PM

A Streetcar Named Desire Ticket Prices

The average price for A Streetcar Named Desire Tickets start from $253. The minimum get in price is $253 for A Streetcar Named Desire Tickets at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Andrew Johnson Theater, Nashville. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 6-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 7-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 8-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 13-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 14-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 15-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 15-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 16-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 20-Feb-20 $253 $253
A Streetcar Named Desire Nashville 21-Feb-20 $253 $253

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.



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