Edge Boston lists the Top 10 of the Boston Fringe Theatre in 2013 and names Wax Wings' A Streetcar Named Desire next to other amazing Boston Fringe Theatre performances!
Michael Cox of Edge Boston writes:
"Streetcar Named Desire"
Vicki Schairer used her experiences creating immersive theatre as a Project: Project artistic director to surround audiences in sultry New Orleans. The script has some poetic tangents and broad theatrical moments, but Schairer used the remarkable intimacy of the Factory Theatre to transform the surroundings.
Much of the success of this production was due to a cast that never tried to overdo it. Jacqui Dupré’s Stella and Jesse Wood’s Stanley quietly lured us into the complexity of a fierce, tortured relationship. They whispered their lines and we as an audience leaned in to implicate ourselves in their behavior. We could feel the sweat on their skin, and the hoppy, malted alcohol on ours as Stanley opened a bottle of beer that sprayed it all over us.
Produced by Wax Wings, this was hot theatre, as thrilling and vital as when it was first produced in 1947, not the kind of thing where you sit in a box seat and show off your expensive clothes.
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