Tennessee Williams

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A Streetcar Named Desire with Paul Mescal transfers to West End
Critically acclaimed and now boasting an Oscar nominee, the Almeida’s Tennessee Williams production will move to the Phoenix theatre this spring

Chris Wiegand

25, Jan, 2023 @9:25 AM

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The week in theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire; Watch on the Rhine
Rebecca Frecknall’s headlong take on Tennessee Williams captivates. And Lillian Hellman’s 1941 call to arms resonates anew

Susannah Clapp

22, Jan, 2023 @10:30 AM

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A Streetcar Named Desire review – Paul Mescal brings a fierce and dangerous energy
One of the year’s most hyped shows delivers with powerful performances from the Normal People star, Patsy Ferran and Anjana Vasan

Arifa Akbar

13, Jan, 2023 @9:53 AM

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A desire for Streetcar: the enduring allure of Tennessee Williams’s tantalising classic
Paul Mescal and Patsy Ferran battle it out in the Almeida’s new production of a poetic drama whose ambiguity is enthralling

Michael Billington

03, Jan, 2023 @6:48 PM

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Almeida theatre cancels performances of A Streetcar Named Desire as actor withdraws
Patsy Ferran will take over from Lydia Wilson when the London production opens a week late, alongside co-stars Paul Mescal and Anjana Vasan

Chris Wiegand

08, Dec, 2022 @6:14 PM

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The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore review – a sour night
Tennessee Williams’ script about a dying widow dictating her memoirs is dragged into the modern day as characters fidget with their phones on a sparse set

Kate Wyver

05, Oct, 2022 @9:49 AM

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The week in theatre: I, Joan; The Glass Menagerie; Silence – review
Isobel Thom is a candid, non-binary Joan of Arc in Charlie Josephine’s eye-opening new play

Susannah Clapp

11, Sep, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Glass Menagerie review – astonishing refresh upturns a delicate classic
Making dynamic use of a sparse stage and a spinning neon sign, Atri Banerjee’s adventurous production gives new shape to Tennessee Williams’ play

Mark Fisher

08, Sep, 2022 @7:00 PM

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The week in theatre: The Glass Menagerie; Girl on an Altar; We Started to Sing
Amy Adams’s star power fails to illuminate underpowered Tennessee Williams; Eileen Walsh burns bright as Clytemnestra; and Barbara Flynn and Robin Soans elevate a family nostalgia fest

Susannah Clapp

05, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Glass Menagerie review – Amy Adams’s West End debut fails to find its heart
Tennessee Williams’s story of yearning, passion and despair never puts us under its spell in Jeremy Herrin’s production

Arifa Akbar

01, Jun, 2022 @10:06 AM

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Theatre, dance and comedy to book in 2022 – from Alan Partridge to Tennessee Williams
Amy Adams makes her West End debut, immersive dance confronts mental health and Steve Coogan’s alter ego embarks on a rare live UK tour

Arifa Akbar, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

27, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Glass Menagerie review – Ivo van Hove’s subterranean home blues
Isabelle Huppert stars in a shrewd staging of Tennessee Williams’s autobiographical memory play

Chris Wiegand

27, Nov, 2021 @1:15 PM

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