A Streetcar Named Desire

This production of Tennessee Williams' greatest tragedy interrogates the corrosive power of the American dream. The live-feed projections create an eavesdropping into situations and interactions happening beyond the main acting space as well as provide nuanced close-up images of the actors expressions and gestures that are vivid, dreamlike (or nightmare-like), and more penetrating than what can be observed with the naked eye.

Directed by Charlotte Brathwaite

Set: Wiki Lo; Costumes: Kristin Isola; Lights: Nina Hyun Seung Lee; Sound: Liz Atkinson
Performed at the Iseman Theater, New Haven, Connecticut in December 2010

Photos: T. Charles Erickson

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