From Harvey to The Trip to Bountiful, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Play Revivals

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19 Apr 2013

Show: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Theatre: Richard Rodgers Theatre

Preview: Dec. 18, 2012

Opening: Jan. 17, 2013
Closing: March 30, 2013

Creators: Written by Tennessee Williams. Direction by Rob Ashford.
Original Principal Cast: Scarlett Johansson as Margaret, Ciarán Huns as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick, Debra Monk as Big Mama, Emily Bergl as Mae, Michael Park as Gooper, Vin Knight as Reverend Tooker and Brian Reddy as Doctor Baugh.

Synopsis: According to producers, "Big Daddy Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. He is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick, an aging football hero who has turned to drink, and his beautiful and feisty wife Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away as unpleasant truths emerge and greed, lies and suppressed sexuality reach a boiling point."

Check out photos from opening night of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Watch Playbill Video's interviews with the cast on opening night:

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