Hyprocisy, greed and secret passions threaten to tear apart a wealthy, but dysfunctional Mississippi family in Tennessee Williams' stunning American masterpiece. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof searingly portrays the larger-than-life characters of Maggie "the Cat", her alcoholic husband, Brick, and the dominating family patriarch, Big Daddy.
All Those Foul Words Are Tennessee Williams's (New York Times)
While the current production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof has garnered attention for its all-black cast, it is the saltiness of Big Daddy that has raised the eyebrows of some theatergoers.
Back to Broadway (New York Times)
Every time she goes to work, Anika Noni Rose gets told she’s a terrible wife. It can make her loopy.
A Black 'Cat,' Catching an Elusive Audience (New York Times)
At a recent Wednesday night performance of the all-black Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ramona Scott, 52, ran into a couple she'd worked for as a baby sitter almost 40 years ago.
This is the first all African-American production of Tennessee Williams Pulitzer Prize winning play.
Terrence Howard, James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose
Author: Tennessee Williams
Director: Debbie Allen
Producer: Front Row Productions and Stephen C. Bryd
Press Agent: Springer Associates PR
Nominated for 1 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award
- Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - James Earl Jones - Winner