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Florida Grand Opera: A Streetcar Named Desire

  • Presented By: Florida Grand Opera
  • Dates: 2/3/2022, 2/5/2022
  • 201 SW 5th Ave
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
  • 1-800-741-1010
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: Thursday and Saturday ticket prices range from $21 to $ 200
Details

A Streetcar Named Desire
By ANDRE PREVIN
Libretto by Philip Littell
First performed: September 19, 1998, San Francisco Opera
Florida Grand Opera Company Premiere

“Stella!”… The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the title A Streetcar Named Desire. However, rest assured that André Previn’s operatic adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ famous play will leave with you with so much more. The opera follows the downward spiral of former southern belle Blanche Dubois, who after having experienced a series of personal losses, leaves behind her wealth and privilege and moves into a run-down apartment with her sister and brother-in-law. Filled with soaring melodies and an orchestral score that puts you right in the middle of New Orleans during a hot summer, A Streetcar Named Desire is a contemporary verismo masterpiece.


CAST

Blanche DuBois, Elizabeth Caballero
Stella Kowalski, Rebecca Krynski Cox*
Stanley Kowalski, Steven LaBrie
Harold Mitchell, Nicholas Huff
Eunice Hubbell, Stephanie Doche
Mexican Woman, Amanda Olea*
Steve Hubbell, David Margulis*
Young Collector, Charles Calotta*

Conductor, Gregory Buchalter
Director, Jeffrey Buchman
Set Design, Steven C. Kemp
Lighting Designer, Don Darnutzer
Costume Designer, Howard Tsvi Kaplan
* FGO Debut