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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tickets & Information

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street

(Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

New York NY 10036 View on map

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Summary

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.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Special Information

This is the first all African-American production of Tennessee Williams Pulitzer Prize winning play.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Cast Members:

Terrence Howard, James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Creative Team

Author: Tennessee Williams
Director: Debbie Allen
Producer: Front Row Productions and Stephen C. Bryd
Press Agent: Springer Associates PR

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 1 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - James Earl Jones - Winner

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and 45 minutes, including two 12 minute intermissions

Tickets Starting At:

Audience :

May be inappropriate for 10 and under. (Strong language.)
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
February 12, 2008 March 6, 2008

Box Office Hours

Currently not open.

No future sales 30 minutes before start of performance.

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.