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Ride Along with Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More as A Streetcar Named Desire Opens on Broadway

Ride Along with Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More as A Streetcar Named Desire Opens on Broadway

It was a rainy night in Manhattan on April 22, but the weather inside the Broadhurst Theatre was balmy as the New Orleans-set classic A Streetcar Named Desire opening on Broadway. The starry Tennessee Williams revival boasted an audience filled with theater titans like Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Albee, TV stars like Russell Hornsby, current Broadway stars like Norm Lewis ...

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Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will take place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis, hosted by Stockard Channing and John Larroquette. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements in musical theatre and directing. As previously announced the Drama League's 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in ...

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They Want Magic! Join Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More on A Streetcar Named Desire’s Opening Night

They Want Magic! Join Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More on A Streetcar Named Desire’s Opening Night
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Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire was revived and reinvented on April 22, when the show’s first ever Broadway production starring a cast color opened at the Broadhurst Theatre. Broadway newcomers Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker made powerful Broadway debuts as the famously brutish Stanley and the genteel Blanche, respectively, joined by Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella ...

Did the Word of Mouth Panel Enjoy the Ride of A Streetcar Named Desire?

Did the Word of Mouth Panel Enjoy the Ride of A Streetcar Named Desire?

Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Wood Harris are headlining Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway, giving this American classic an A-list revival. Emily Mann directs this watershed piece, which stars Underwood as Stanley, a blue-collar brute who comes to blows with his fading southern belle sister-in-law, Blanche DuBois (Parker). Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists ...

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Blair Underwood on Getting Mean, Making Ladies Scream and Going Shirtless as Streetcar's Stanley

Blair Underwood on Getting Mean, Making Ladies Scream and Going Shirtless as Streetcar's Stanley

Suave screen star Blair Underwood is making a doozy of a Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in a fresh Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. He recently stopped by our studio to talk with Broadway.com editor-in-chief Paul Wontorek about playing the brutish anti-hero (who is inciting a sassy audience reaction)  opposite Nicole Ari ...

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Take a First Look at Broadway's Steamy, Starry Streetcar Named Desire Revival

Take a First Look at Broadway's Steamy, Starry Streetcar Named Desire Revival
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Tennessee Williams’ landmark play A Streetcar Named Desire is back on Broadway with an all-star cast, and we’ve got a peek at photos of these A-listers in action. Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker lead the cast as working class lug Stanley and southern belle Blanche DuBois, respectively, with Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega playing Stanley's wife, Stella, and ...

Streetcar Star Blair Underwood Talks Flexing His Theater Muscles on Morning Joe

Streetcar Star Blair Underwood Talks Flexing His Theater Muscles on Morning Joe

Screen star Blair Underwood is making his Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, and on April 9 he stopped by Morning Joe to talk about the star-studded revival. Joined by Streetcar producer Alia Jones, Underwood discussed the pressures of following in Marlon Brando’s footsteps as Stanley, how casting the show with actors of color reflects the ...

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Photo Exclusive! Take a Ride on the Steamy Streetcar Named Desire in Rehearsal

Photo Exclusive! Take a Ride on the Steamy Streetcar Named Desire in Rehearsal
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The sultry heat of New Orleans’ French Quarter will soon be transplanted to the Broadhurst Theatre, where a revival of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Streetcar Named Desire begins performances on April 3. Broadway newcomer Blair Underwood is already heating up the rehearsal room as Stanley Kowalski, a working-class man who clashes with his Southern belle sister-in-law Blanche DuBois ...

Talking Stanley, Stella and A Streetcar Named Desire with Stars Blair Underwood, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More

Talking Stanley, Stella and A Streetcar Named Desire with Stars Blair Underwood, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More

Excitement was running high on February 28 when the cast of the upcoming revival of A Streetcar Named Desire stepped out to greet the press. Broadway.com was on hand to chat up the stars before they headed off to their first rehearsal. Rialto newcomers Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker and Wood Harris were over the moon to be making ...

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Stella! Daphne Rubin-Vega, Blair Underwood and the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire Meet the Press

Stella! Daphne Rubin-Vega, Blair Underwood and the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire Meet the Press
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See theater history in the making! A revival of the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire is readying for Broadway, where the iconic roles will be played by actors of color for the first time. Before heading into their first day of rehearsal, the company stepped out to celebrate the show's arrival by chatting with the theater press ...

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