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SOUTH ON MAIN: A Streetcar Named Desire Original Restored Version

  • South on Main 1304 South Main Street Little Rock, AR, 72202 United States (map)
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Ticket Prices
**Does not include food or drink.

Regular (non-reserved seating) - $10
Premium reserved seating:
Table for 6 in prime location in front of stage: $60 (ONLY 3 available)
PLEASE NOTE: The $60 prince is per TABLE not person

A special DINNER & MOVIE screening of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE: THE ORIGINAL RESTORED VERSION, written by one of the most celebrated playwright's of all time, Tennessee Williams who also happened to be gay.

This edition of the motion picture moviegoers would have seen had not censorship by the Legion of Decency occurred at the last minute. It features three minutes of footage thought to be lost until its rediscovery in the early 1990s. The new footage underscores, among other things, the sexual tension between Blanche DuBois (Vivienne Leigh) and Stanley Kowalski (Marlon Brando), and Stella Kowalski's (Kim Hunter) passion for her husband. 

A Streetcar Named Desire: The Original Restored Version
1951 | USA | 122 mins
Retro Screening

NOMINATED FOR TWELVE OSCARS, IT WON 4 OSCARS!

A Streetcar Named Desire is the 1951 Elia Kazan/Tennessee Williams triumph that earned 12 Academy Award nominations, including "Best Picture," while also courting controversy with some last-minute edits undertaken to appease the censorship board.

Marlon Brando made his first indelible mark on audiences in this powerful adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Gone With the Wind's Vivien Leigh is the neurotic belle Blanche du Bois who struggles to hold on to her fading Southern gentility against the brutish badgering of her brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski (Brando). Leigh, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden and the rich black-and-white cinematography were all awarded Oscars for this cinematic classic.

While Brando was the only one of the film's four Oscar-nominated actors not to secure a win, his passionate cries of "Stella! Stella! Stella!" remain etched forever in Hollywood history.

Earlier Event: August 12
Good Manners