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Casting announced for A Streetcar Named Desire at Young Vic

Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named DesireBen Foster will make his London Stage debut in A Streetcar Named Desire. Foster will play Stanley Kowalski, joining the previously announced Gillian Anderson, who will play Blanche du Bois. The production will be directed by Benedict Andrews.

Cast includes: Vanessa Kirby as Stella, Blanche’s sister who is married to Stanley. The cast also includes Clare Burt, Lachele Carl, Branwell Donaghey, Otto Farrant, Nicholas Gecks, Stephanie Jacob, Corey Johnson and Claire Prempah.

As Blanche’s fragile world crumbles, she turns to her sister Stella for solace – but her downward spiral brings her face to face with the brutal, unforgiving Stanley Kowalski. Visionary director Benedict Andrews returns to the Young Vic following his Critics’ Circle Award-winning Three Sisters.

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
A Young Vic / Joshua Andrews co-production
23rd July – 6th September 2014

Day tickets will be available from 10.00am each performance day of a ‘sold-out’ run.

Friday 9th May 2014


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