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A Streetcar Named Desire

May 14 — June 19, 2016

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Previews are May 14-19 | Opening night May 20
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Chris Coleman

Tennessee Williams’ iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece is an exquisite study of the unraveling of Blanche DuBois, a fading southern belle. When she arrives unexpectedly on the doorstep of her sister Stella and her brother-in-law Stanley, Blanche is clinging desperately to a persona designed to help her survive. Over the course of one hot, sultry New Orleans summer, Blanche’s fragile facade slowly crumbles as she meets her match in the rough-hewn and hyper masculine Stanley, who is determined to expose her.

Run Time: Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one intermission.

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Note: A Streetcar Named Desire is recommended for ages 14+. Contains mature content and iconic lines like, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” The actors in this production will be using tobacco-free herbal cigarettes, and theatrical haze will also be used. Children under 6 are not permitted at any PCS production.

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Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*

*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.

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Reviews of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

"Sixty years after its debut, Williams' masterpiece still has the power to seduce and shock." –The Oregonian

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