Posts Tagged ‘Cate Blanchett’

Armond White: Tennessee’s Quiet Storm

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Transforming the Classic ‘Streetcar’ Nicole Ari Parker has a triumph in A Streetcar Named Desire that our mainstream media and the cli-quish Tony Awards are ill-equipped to handle. Parker’s ravishing, statuesque presence and intelligent skill make the play what it always ought to have been: a genuine contest between America’s sexual and political hypocrisies; social [&hellip
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Elysian Fields Forever

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

There’s nothing definitive about the new Desire revival It’s hard to breathe new life into a classic work. With performers ranging from the iconic Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh to Alec Baldwin, Cate Blanchett, Jessica Lange, Frances McDormand, and Treat Williams breathing life and resuscitating it into the immortal roles of Blanche DuBois and Stanley [&hellip
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