'A Streetcar Named Desire' to be performed Feb. 22-26

GETTYSBURG, Pa. ­ The play "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be performed Feb. 22 to 26 at Gettysburg College.

Presented by Gettysburg College's Owl and Nightingale Players, performances in the Kline Theatre will take place Feb. 22, 23, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m., and Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. All performances are free, but reservations will be required Feb. 22 and 23. Reserved tickets will be valid only for the performance in which they were reserved. The ticket office can be reached at 717-337-6060. The Kline Theatre is in Brua Hall on the south end of Gettysburg College's campus, just off North Washington Street at Water Street.

This classic from one of the most revered playwrights, Tennessee Williams, illustrates a tragic clash of characters. After losing her job and home, Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans with her sister, Stella, and brother-in-law, Stanley. Stanley, an intense and earthy young man, becomes troubled and threatened by the mysterious past and romantic illusions of Blanche. Williams dramatically reveals the attraction and violence of this charged relationship ­ poetry and fragility versus muscle and force.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with approximately 2,600 students. It is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

Issued: 2/15/08
By: Kendra Martin

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2008

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