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cat on a hot tin roof

A Southernism that meant someone who was on edge or nervous. The phrase survives as the title of Tennessee Williams's 1955 Pulitzer Prize–winning drama.
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The productions include a revival of the Tennessee Williams classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and a reinterpretation of Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand as well as the regional premiere of the hit West End comedy Jumpy.
IT was a case of the show must go on for the talented cast of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof on Thursday night as there was more drama than expected at Northern Stage.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Northern Stage, Newcastle, until September 27 WITH an entire play set in the bedroom of an estranged couple whose problems include sexual disfunction, childlessness and accelerating alcoholism, you know you're in for a pretty intense evening.
Autumn Season ROYAL & DERNGATE, NORTHAMPTON THE Made In Northampton 2014 season continues at Royal & Derngate with the worldpremiere of the stage adaptation of First World War novel Regeneration and a new version of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.
In the latest revival of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize winning Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, director Rob Ashford's 2013 rendition opened on the night of January 18th at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York and will be staged almost everyday up until the last performance on March 30.
Summary: Scarlett Johansson returns to Broadway to star in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
In a 50-year career, he also starred in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, Tootsie and Dog Day Afternoon.
Gazzara, one of the original "method" actors alongside Marlon Brando and James Dean, first found fame in the original stage production of Cat On a Hot Tin Roof in New York in 1955.
Perhaps her greatest performance was in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, in which she oozed censor-baiting sex appeal opposite Paul Newman.
The first jet the De Havilland made its maiden from London to 1955 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof won the Pulitzer Prize.
NEVER mind cat on a hot tin roof - a cat in an empty tin can was the sight facing an RSPCA rescue team.
The Highbury Little Theatre, in Sutton Coldfield, will be the venue for a production of the Tennessee Williams classic tale of love and desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof * (American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, Oct.
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Based on Tennessee Williams' play, Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Burl Ives star in this powerful drama about a Southern family in crisis during a family weekend on their Mississippi estate.
Greed and lies, or "the odour of mendacity" as one character puts it, run through Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams.