Paul Mescal to reprise role in A Streetcar Named Desire on the West End

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Paul Mescal volition instrumentality to the West End successful outpouring to reprise his relation of Stanley successful A Streetcar Named Desire.

he Normal People prima volition beryllium joined by his archetypal castmates Patsy Ferran, Anjana Casan and Dwane Walcott for the six week run.

It comes aft Mescal was nominated for his archetypal ever Academy Award for champion actor, for his relation successful the coming-of-age play movie Aftersun, connected Tuesday.

Last week helium was besides nominated for a Bafta, successful the equivalent class of starring actor.

The play sees Blanche, played by Ferran, travel to unrecorded with her sister Stella, Casan, and her husband, Mescal, earlier dilatory losing her grip connected reality.

Originally staged astatine the Almeida Theatre, the accumulation volition transportation to the Phoenix Theatre, successful cardinal London, from March 20 to April  29.

It volition beryllium directed by Rebecca Frecknall – her archetypal accumulation pursuing her multi-award-winning accumulation of Cabaret, for which she won the Olivier Award and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for champion director.

Mescal said: “I’m incredibly excited that Streetcar is being transferred to the West End with this formidable formed and originative team, led by the exceptionally talented Rebecca Frecknall.

“It’s my favourite play and it’s fantastic to beryllium capable to stock it with a wider audience”.

As good arsenic his erstwhile performances successful the play, Mescal’s theatre credits include; The Plough and the Stars, performed astatine the Lyric Hammersmith/Abbey Theatre successful Dublin; The Lieutenant of Inishmore  astatine the Gaiety Theatre and A Midsummer Night’s Dream  astatine Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Frecknall added: “I’m thrilled we volition person the accidental to stock this accumulation with a wider audience. It’s a testament to this fantastic institution and unthinkable play.

“It’s been moving to spot however audiences person responded to our enactment and I’m excited to spot however the portion volition germinate successful the West End.”

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