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A Streetcar Named Desire - meet co-producer Elissa Hudson

Why did you decide to produce A Streetcar Named Desire?
Tennessee Williams, an iconic classic like Streetcar, staged at LTA, well a producer could not ask for a more perfect setting!  When presented with the opportunity to try and capture all the nuances of a play of this stature, I knew it would prove to be an overwhelming yet extremely satisfying adventure and everyday proved I was correct!  Our extremely talented director, amazing cast and crew, and all associated with this production have worked so hard and will keep the audiences spellbound as they delve into the intricacies that each character brings to the stage.
What do you hope audiences will take away from this play?
To feel they are part of the French Quarter during the restless years following World War II.  Travel with Blanche, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own.  Try to understand Stanley, a sinewy and brutish man, who is as territorial as a panther, and the methods …

A Streetcar Named Desire - meet the director Kristina Friedgen