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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Contact: 225-273-6439

BREC’s Independence Park Theatre Presents “A Streetcar Named Desire”

Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Tennessee Williams' "A Street Car Named Desire" is coming to Independence Park Theatre August 13-16. Performances will start at 7:30 p.m. August 13-15 (Thursday-Saturday) and 3:00 p.m. on August 16 (Sunday).

Widely considered a landmark play, "A Streetcar Named Desire" deals with a culture clash between two symbolic characters, Blanche DuBois, a pretentious, fading relic of the Old South, and Stanley Kowalski, a rising member of the industrial, urban immigrant class.

The play will be produced by Independence Park Theatre and directed by Jason Breaux. Open auditions were held at IPT in June and the following cast members were selected.

Blanche DuBois.................................Courtney Murphy
Stella Kowalski..................................Katie Sills
Stanley Kowalski...............................Carlos Nobleza Posas
Harold "Mitch" Mitchell....................Chris Hamburger
Eunice Hubbell..................................Emily Fitts
Steve Hubbell....................................Dakotah Price
Pablo Gonzales/Young Collector......Stephen Guillory
Neighborhood Woman......................Lacie Laurendine
Mexican Woman/ Nurse....................Marie Stagg
Doctor................................................Nik Mitchell

Patrons may purchase tickets in person at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd, or online at theparktheatre.com. Tickets are $15 for general admission or $10 for student admission.

For more information, call 225-216-0660 or visit theparktheatre.com.

 

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