Adelaide Festival // 2 - 18 March 2012

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A Streetcar

Based on A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Odéon-Théâtre de L’Europe
Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide

France

STARRING: Isabelle Huppert

“Staged with gusto by Warlikowski, A Streetcar... takes Isabelle Huppert on a head-spinning journey to hell and beyond.”

Libération

There was theatre before Krzysztof Warlikowski – and then there is theatre after Krzysztof Warlikowski.

Europe’s great avant garde director, Warlikowski, and one of Canada’s finest theatre-makers, Wajdi Mouawad, put a controversial 21st century spin on Tennessee Williams' much-loved American masterpiece. The result: a production that divided Paris. At the centre of the maelstrom is France’s most enduring and respected film actress, Isabelle Huppert, who takes to the stage for the famous Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe in a brave and haunting performance.

This is Streetcar like you’ve never seen before and unlikely to see again.

Find out what all the fuss is about.

Performed in French with English surtitles


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PAUL GRABOWSKY INTRODUCES A STREETCAR



WHERE

Festival Theatre - Adelaide Festival Centre

WHEN

Wed 14 Mar – Sat 17 Mar 8pm
Sun 18 Mar 2pm

DURATION

155 minutes (no interval)

TICKETS

Premium $129, Friends $109
A Reserve $109, Friends $94
B Reserve $89, Friends $76, Concession $69
C Reserve $69, Friends $59, Concession $50
Fringe Benefits $30

For Fringe Benefits bookings, please call BASS on 131 246.

PLANNER

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Contains nudity, sexual violence, smoking on stage and smoke effects

Wheelchair Access Assistive Listening Systems 75%

Wheelchair access
Assistive listening systems
Fully surtitled. Some background music/sounds.

MAP

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credits

Directed and adapted by: Krzysztof Warlikowski
Translation: Wajdi Mouawad
Adapted in collaboration with: Piotr Gruszczywski
Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Andrzej Chyra, Florence Thomassin, Yann Collette, Renate Jett, Cristián Soto

Production: Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, Nowy Teatr, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, La Comédie de Genève – Centre Dramatique, Koninklijke Schouwburg – Den Haag, Holland Festival, spielzeit 'europa I Berliner Festspiele,
MC2: Grenoble, Hellenic Festival


IMAGE CREDITS
Yann Collette and Isabelle Huppert by Pascal Victor
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