Cast announcement – A Streetcar Named Desire

20 May 2024

Following their acclaimed production of Speaking in Tongues in 2023, Free-Rain Theatre Company returns in 2024 with one of the most influential plays of the twentieth century – A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams.

Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

When Blanche unexpectedly visits her estranged sister Stella, she brings with her a past that will threaten their future. As Stella’s husband Stanley sees through her façade, Blanche’s fragile world begins to fracture. Reality and illusion collide and a violent conflict changes their lives forever.

We’re delighted to announce our cast for the show.

Amy Kowalczuk as Blanche DuBois
Alex Hoskison as Stanley Kowalski
Meaghan Stewart as Stella Kowalski
Lachlan Ruffy as Harold Mitchell
Sarah Hull as Eunice Hubbel
Tim Stiles as Steve Hubbel
Lachlan Elderton as Pablo Gonzales

James Morgan
Mercy Lelei
Rica Oyolla
David Bennett
Olivia Wenholz
Rina Onorato

The production will run from 19 – 29 June at ACT Hub, at the Causeway Hall in Kingston.

CONTENT WARNINGS: This production contains coarse language, mature themes and depictions of domestic abuse and sexual violence.