By Adam Hetrick
25 Jan 2012
A representative for the revival confirmed to Playbill.com that the new production of Streetcar will arrive at the Broadhurst later this season. Dates for the start of preview performances and an opening night are still being determined.
The Broadhurst had previously been announced to house the new musical Rebecca, based on the Daphne du Maurier novel, which was slated to begin in late March. On Jan. 24 producers announced they were postponing the production due to insufficient capitalization.
As previously reported, Emily Mann (Anna in the Tropics, Miss Witherspoon) will direct Streetcar, which is produced by Stephen C. Byrd and Alia M. Jones of Front Row Productions.
The Streetcar cast features two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Underwood ("Sex in the City," "In Treatment") as Stanley Kowalski, with Parker ("Soul Food," "Boogie Nights") as Blanche DuBois and two-time Tony nominee Rubin-Vega (Rent, Jack Goes Boating, Anna in the Tropics) as Stella Kowalski. Wood Harris ("Above the Rim," "Remember the Titans") is cast as Blanche's suitor Mitch.
A Streetcar Named Desire will have a score by Grammy Award-winning jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard.