Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Tickets
Starring Scarlett Johansson and Benjamin Walker, the highly anticipated Broadway play, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is ready to hit the theatres now. The play which is written by the iconic Tennessee Williams, the famous American playwright has also won the Pulitzer Award for Drama in 1995. With Cat on a Hot Tin Roof tickets watch the hot Maggie, played by Scarlett as she tempts the Brick to move back with her. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is regarded as a masterpiece of William which has been mesmerizing its audience since the time it was first played as the Original Broadway production.
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Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is one of the best-known and the most favorite works of Tennessee Williams. This play is also Williams’ personal favorite which won him the Pulitzer Prize. Set in the Mississippi Delta, the story of the play revolves around a wealthy cotton planter named Big Daddy Pollitt, his alcoholic son Brick and his beautiful wife, Maggie the Cat. The play explores the emotions of greed, mendacity, superficiality, decay, repression, sexual desire, and death. The first adaptation of the play as a motion picture of the same title was done in 1958 in which Elizabeth Taylor played Maggie while Paul Newman played the role of Brick.
There are many versions of the play-script which were adopted for different productions that came out from time to time. However, the most notable include Elia Kazzan influenced production and the London production by Howard Davies. The original Broadway production of the play was opened in 1955 starring Barbara Bel Geddes and Ben Gazzaara as Meggie and Brick, respectively. Elia Kazzan who directed this production was nominated for a Tony Award for the Best Director of a Play while Bel Geddes was the only cast member who was nominated for Tony.
For the play’s revival in 1974, many changes were done in the script by William. This exact version, done for 1974 American Shakespeare Theatre, was later adopted for production in the subsequent years. Among the cast included Elizabeth Ashley, Fred Gwynne and Keir Dullea who played Maggie, Big Daddy and Brick, respectively. This time again, the character of Maggie which was played by Ashley got nominated for the Tony Award. The first London Production of the play came out in 1988 starring Ian Charleson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Lindsay Duncan, and Eric Porter. Among the other revivals of the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof were produced in 1990, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012. The West End Production of 2010 received the Laurence Olivier Award while the 2011 production at Vienna’s English Theatre was presented to mark the 100th birthday of William.
The 2013 Broadway revival of the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof directed by the Tony Award winning Rob Ashford is the most awaited play of the year. The play successfully showcases the southern culture which is reflected by the sharp quips and humor as well as the slightly changed phonetics of the dialogues. The play is going to be first-class with the compelling presence of some of the best actors such as Scarlett from “The Avengers,” Debra Monk from the “Curtains,” Ciaran Hinds from “Harry Potter” and “Benjamin Walker” from the “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” This three act show with a running-time of two hours and forty minutes exposes some of the very frequently adopted motifs such as untruthfulness and human desires.
When stars like Scarlett, the Tony Award winning actress, will take on the stage, this is certainly going to be a brilliant show. Said to be the most ‘hotly anticipated’ Broadway show, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a story of how passion and secrets can lead to the destruction of any family. With cheap Cat on a Hot Tin Roof tickets watch this brilliant production directed by Rob Ashford and join the Big Daddy on his 65th birthday. So, grab your tickets now to not miss this must-see Broadway production.
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