Attention all theatre aficionados! Get ready to be transported to the sultry streets of New Orleans as Soulpepper’s smash-hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire makes a triumphant return. This Tennessee Williams classic, masterfully directed by Weyni Mengesha, graces the Soulpepper Theatre stage from June 12 to July 7, 2024. This isn’t just any production – it’s the one that sold out in 2019 and was crowned one of the Top 10 Productions of the Decade by NOW Magazine.

Leading the stellar cast, Amy Rutherford reprises her Dora-nominated role as Blanche, with Mac Fyfe returning as the intense Stanley. Newcomer Shakura Dickson steps into the role of Stella, adding fresh dynamism to this timeless story. Expect powerhouse performances from a supporting cast that includes Canadian music legend Divine Brown and the charismatic Ordena Stephens-Thompson.

Mengesha’s direction ensures that Williams’ exploration of passion, desperation, and the human condition remains as poignant as ever. As Blanche’s fragile world unravels, the production’s rich theatricality and soulful music will sweep you into the heart of the French Quarter.

Tickets for this unmissable event range from $36.00 to $87.00, inclusive of fees and taxes. Secure your seats at the Baillie Theatre, Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. Showtimes are at 7:30 pm, with matinees on weekends and Wednesdays at 1:30 pm. Don’t forget the Pay What You Choose Tuesdays – a perfect way to experience top-tier theatre without breaking the bank.

Catch the previews from June 12 to 15 and the grand opening night on June 18. Don’t miss your chance to witness why this production is considered a modern classic. Book your tickets now at Soulpepper Theatre and let the raw emotion and captivating performances of A Streetcar Named Desire sweep you away!

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