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Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof returning to the West End's Apollo Theatre!
The truth hurts.
On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?
"This thrilling revival directed by Benedict Andrews burns bright enough to scorch" -- NY Times
★★★★ “A bold reimagining…innovative and powerfully acted with Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell on powerful and moving form” -- The Sunday Times
★★★★ "A brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable" -- The Independent
★★★★ "Miller and O’Connell get to a raw and naked truth." -- The Metro
★★★★ "Sienna Miller gets right to the heart of Maggie. Jack O’Connell impressively weaves between withdrawal and outbursts of violence" -- The Financial Times
★★★★ “This stripped-back ‘Cat’ catches fire. Mississippi Magic. Colm Meaney is terrific” -- Daily Telegraph
Sienna Miller stars as Maggie alongside Jack O’Connell as Brick and Colm Meaney as Big Daddy. A return to the stage for director Benedict Andrews following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Tennessee Williams’ searing, poetic story of a family’s fight for survival is a modern masterpiece.
With Brian Gleeson, Richard Hansell, Colm Meaney, Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell, Lisa Palfrey, Michael J Shannon, Hayley Squires.
Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer prize winning play received its world premiere in 1955 at the Morosco Theater on Broadway with Barbara Bel Geddes and Ben Gazzara as Maggie and Brick. The UK premiere, directed by Peter Hall, opened at the Comedy Theatre in 1958 with Kim Stanley and Paul Massie in the same roles. The 1958 Academy Award nominated film starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman was directed by Richard Brooks.
Sienna Miller (Maggie) trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. She was last on stage in the West End as Patricia in Flare Path at the Haymarket Theatre and was previously seen at Wyndham’s Theatre as Celia in As You Like It. Her New York theatre credits include After Miss Julie, Cabaret, Independence and Cigarettes and Chocolate. Her many film credits include Live by Night, Mississippi Grind, Layer Cake, Alfie, Casanova, Factory Girl, American Sniper, Foxcatcher, The Edge of Love, G.I. Joe, Yellow and the forthcoming The Lost City of Z. On television her credits include The Girl, Bedtime and Keen Eddie.
Jack O’Connell (Brick) was last seen on stage in The Nap at Sheffield Crucible Theatre. His other theatre credits include Scarborough for the Royal Court and The Spiderman, The Musicians and Just for NT Shell Connections. His film work has garnered him multiple awards, including the 2015 EE BAFTA Rising Star Award, the New Hollywood Award and the Chopard Trophy Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Most recently, his project Home won the BAFTA for British Short Film in 2017. His other film credits include Money Monster, 300: Rise of an Empire, Unbroken, ’71, Starred Up, Liability, Private Peaceful, Tower Block, Weekender, Wayfaring Stranger, Eden Lake and Black Dog. O’Connell will next be seen on screen in Tulip Fever, The Man with the Iron Heart as well as starring in the Netflix TV series Godless. His television credits include Skins, United, The Runaway, This is England, Dive and Wuthering Heights.
PLEASE NOTE: Latecomers will not be admitted until the interval.
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Running time2 hours 45 minutes including interval
Performance dates13 July - 7 October 2017. Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm
There are currently no group rates for this production. PLEASE NOTE: Latecomers will not be admitted until the interval.
Venue InformationApollo TheatreShaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ
West End Journey: Sienna Miller
Sienna Miller is currently tantalising audiences at the Apollo Theatre in Benedict Andrews' take on the Tennessee Williams classic Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. She stars as the frustrated and unfulfilled Maggie trying to rebuild a connection with Jack O'Connell's tormented and most likely repressed Brick. Much has been made of both stars' nudity during the show, but Miller herself has implored audiences that although Andrews' staging is a bold and eye-catching opening to the production, she hopes to be ultimately judged on her performance.
14 Aug, 2017 | By James Astles
Colm Meaney to join Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
It has been announced that Colm Meaney will join Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in Benedict Andrews' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, the Young Vic production which is set to begin previews at London's Apollo Theatre mid-July 2017.
12 May, 2017 | By Sarah Gengenbach
Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to star in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre
Opening in the West End in July 2017 Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell will star in Benedict Andrews' (Young Vic) production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
The Tennessee Williams masterpiece will be at the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited 12-week run beginning previews 13 July, ahead of a 24 July press night. The run is set to end 7 October.
24 Feb, 2017 | By Sarah Gengenbach