A Streetcar Named Desire extends West End run by one week

The West End transfer of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Phoenix Theatre, London has announced an extra week of performances by popular demand.

A Streetcar Named Desire
Paul Mescal and Anjana Vasan. Photo: Marc Brenner

Rebecca Frecknall’s acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire which is transferring from the Almeida Theatre to the Phoenix Theatre is to extend its run by an additional week.

This production of the classic Tennessee Williams play stars Patsy Ferran, Paul Mescal and Anjana Vasan will now run at the Phoenix Theatre, London from 30 March to 6 May 2023.


The full cast for Streetcar is Eduardo Ackerman (Pablo), Alexander Eliot (Steve), Patsy Ferran (Blanche), Gabriela García (Mexican Woman), Cash Holland (Eunice), Paul Mescal (Stanley), Tom Penn (Doctor/Drummer), Jabez Sykes (Young Collector), Anjana Vasan (Stella) Dwane Walcott (Mitch) alongside understudies Rob Dempsey, Francesca Knight, Zach Parkin and Constanza Ruff.

The smash-hit production has received six Olivier nominations including:  Sir Peter Hall award for Best Director – Rebecca Frecknall, Best Actress in a play – Patsy Ferran , Best Actor in a play – Paul Mescal, Best Supporting Actress in a play – Anjana Vasan, Best Lighting Design – Lee Curran, Best Revival – A Streetcar Named Desire.


A Streetcar Named Desire Performance Information

Phoenix Theatre, London
Charing Cross Road
London WC2H 0JP

Season Dates
20 March – 6 May 2023

Performance Times
Monday – Saturday at 7.30pm, matinees on Thursday and Saturdays at 2.30pm (N.B no matinee on 23 March)

Running Time
Approx. 2 hours 45 minutes including a 20-minute interval

Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 14+. This production contains xenophobic language, domestic violence, alcoholism, mental health difficulties including anxiety and depression as well as references to suicide and sexual assault. It also includes sudden loud noises, haze and the smoking of herbal cigarettes.

Almeida Theatre’s production of A Streetcar Named Desire transfers to Phoenix Theatre


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