Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, With Six U.S. Actors, Opens in Vienna Feb. 2

News   Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, With Six U.S. Actors, Opens in Vienna Feb. 2
 
English Theater of Vienna opens Tennessee Williams' Cat On a Hot Tin Roof Feb. 2 in Austria. The English-language staging features six performers from the United States, under the direction of American director Jonathan Fox.

Rachel Spencer Hewitt
Rachel Spencer Hewitt Photo by Reinhard Reidinger

The Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family fighting for the future of the large Mississippi plantation focuses on the favored son's alcoholism and marital trouble. Performances continue to March 12.

The cast includes Rachel Spencer Hewitt as Margaret, Ross Hellwig as Brick, Kate Gleason as Mae, Peggy Cosgrave as Big Mama, Toni Arroyave as Dixie, Jay Russell as Gooper, Dennis Kozeluh as Rev. Tooker, John Robert Tillotson as Big Daddy and Jeff Sturgeon as Doctor Baugh, plus Sandra Braverman, Leonie Gadner and Erika Amalie Soma.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of American playwright Tennessee Williams.

The Cat creative team includes scenic designer Neil Prince, costume designer Lothar Hüttling, children's acting coach Adrienne Ferguson.

For more information, visit englishtheatre.at.

John Robert Tillotson and Ross Hellwig
John Robert Tillotson and Ross Hellwig Photo by Reinhard Reidinger
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