Actor Blair Underwood is the first African-American man to star in a Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." He stopped by live to talk about this Tennessee Williams classic which has has extended its Broadway run to Aug. 19.
This season, desire is taking on a whole new rhythm as the greatest play from America's most celebrated playwright sizzles onto the stage at The Broadhurst Theatre.
James Earl Jones and Terrence Howard, comes a hot new take on Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, "A Streetcar Named Desire."
Leading the cast is two-time Golden Globe nominee Blair Underwood, in his Broadway debut as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker ("Soul Food") as Blanche DuBois, Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent) as Stella and Wood Harris ("The Wire") as Mitch. Directed by Emily Mann (Artistic Director of Princeton's esteemed McCarter Theatre) and featuring an original score by 5-time Grammy Award winner Terence Blanchard, this scintillating Streetcar brings a whole new rhythm to Williams's enduring portrait of sex, class and secrets in one of America's most fascinating and diverse cities. Come and feel the heat.
For more information, visit streetcaronbroadway.com.