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Next at the Gate Theatre

Private Lives
by Noël Coward

Previews form Friday, 31st of March to
Tuesday 4th of April.
Opening Night Wednesday 5th of April
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A Streetcar Named Desire

By Tennessee Williams

★★★★ Irish Times ★★★★ Sunday Times

★★★★ Evening Herald ★★★★ Irish Mail on Sunday

★★★★ Metro Herald ★★★★ Sunday Business Post

★★★★ Irish Daily Mail

"I don’t want realism. I want magic!"

Blanche DuBois, a fading Southern belle, arrives on the doorstep of her younger sister Stella in New Orleans, having lost their ancestral home ‘Belle Reve’. However, Blanche’s pretensions to virtue and veneer of self-possession only thinly mask her alcoholism and vulnerable mental state, which she desperately attempts to conceal from her sister and brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski.  Stanley, a violent and brutish man, immediately takes a dislike to Blanche, suspecting her of cheating Stella out of her inheritance.  Blanche and Stanley are on a collision course, with Stanley determined to expose her questionable past, but at what cost to the fragile Blanche?

Written by American playwright Tennessee Williams, the Broadway premiere of this explosive Pulitzer Prize-winning play starred Marlon Brando and was later adapted into a multi-award winning film.

Directed by Ethan McSweeny
Set Design by Lee Savage
Costume Design by Joan O’Clery
Lighting Design by Paul Keogan
Sound Design by Denis Clohessy
Voice Coach Cathal Quinn

Cast:
Lia Williams as Blanche DuBois
Catherine Walker as Stella Kowalski
Garrett Lombard as Stanley Kowalski



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  • Mondays: ALL TICKETS €25 | Tues to Thurs: €32| Fri & Sat €35 | Matinees: €25 

    Students Tickets €15 (Tues & Wednesday, Stand-By Only) can only be booked by calling the box office on 01 874 40 45. Call for full T&C’s.

    Must End 21st of September.
  • Cast & Creatives

  • Directed by Ethan McSweeny
    Set Design by Lee Savage
    Costume Design by Joan O’Clery
    Lighting Design by Paul Keogan
    Sound Design by Denis Clohessy
    Voice Coach Cathal Quinn

    Cast includes: Malcolm Adams, Steve Blount, Denis Conway, Gavin Fullam, Bosco Hogan, Esosa Ighodaro, Garrett Lombard, Elizabeth Moynihan, Marion O’Dwyer, Conor Sheil, Catherine Walker and Lia Williams.   

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