On a sweltering Mississippi night, the lies are as stifling as the heat.
Maggie has fought up from poverty, only to find herself in a passionless, burning marriage. Her husband Brick, a former pro footballer, drinks to drown out the hurt he has bottled up inside.
When the entire Pollitt family meet for Big Daddy’s 65th birthday, the claws are out. As shattering truths threaten to spiral out of control, the family set out to protect themselves, and each other, from falling apart.
This bold new revival of Tennessee Williams's lyrical Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece is a blazing portrayal of what it takes to survive in a society where we're all desperate to feel free.
A co-production between Curve, Alexandra Palace Theatre, Rose Theatre Kingston and English Touring Theatre, and supported by grant funding from the Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof will be directed by Anthony Almeida, winner of the2019 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award with set and costume design by Rosanna Vize.
PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be available for collection at the venue before the start of the show. No tickets are sent out in the post.
Age recommendation: 15+
Now taking bookings for performances from Wed 30th September 2020 until Sun 11th October 2020.
Show times for each day are below.
This thrilling revival directed by Benedict Andrews burns bright enough to scorch
A bold reimagining…innovative and powerfully acted with Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell on powerful and moving form
A brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable
Miller and O’Connell get to a raw and naked truth
Sienna Miller gets right to the heart of Maggie. Jack O’Connell impressively weaves between withdrawal and outbursts of violence
This stripped-back ‘Cat’ catches fire. Mississippi Magic. Colm Meaney is terrific
Bus routes: W3 or Shuttle Bus
Nearest rail: Alexandra Palace Rail
Tube lines: Piccadilly
Nearest tube: Wood Green
Car park: Alexandra Palace Car Park
In congestion zone?: No
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Alexandra Palace, London