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A dramatic dramatic ballet by John Neumeier based on the play of the same name by Tennessee Williams, with music by Sergei Prokofiev and Alfred Schnittke. A Streetcar Named Desire is a deep psychological story set in the South of the United States that follows the lives of Stella, her husband Stanley, and her sister Blanche. It became a classic of American drama.
The introduction of this title is an extremely important achievement in dramaturgy, as it is the very first time that the name of John Neumeier appears in the repertoire of the Czech National Ballet, which thus ranks among the world’s major ensembles.
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A Streetcar Named Desire is a profound psychological story set in the South of the United States that follows the lives of Stella
The production will not only satisfy the audience’s expectations and calls for dramatic work, but it will also offer a challenge for the soloists to deeply and tentatively develop their acting abilities. A native of Milwaukee, John Neumeier is a world-renowned American choreographer and the artistic director of the Hamburg Ballet, which he has been leading since 1973. Neumeier has created over 160 ballet works and collaborated with most of the major dance scenes around the world. He is best known as an excellent narrator.
A Streetcar Named Desire is a profound psychological story set in the South of the United States that follows the lives of Stella, her husband Stanley and her sister Blanche. This play has become one of the classics of American drama. John Neumeier was inspired by the story and created the ballet, which was first performed in 1983.
The premiere of this production at the Estates Theatre will be a continuation of the dramaturgical line of intimate narrative titles of the world dance theater scene inspired by important literary masterpieces, such as the ballets Kafka: The Trial or Leonce & Lena.
Creatives Choreography, stage direction, sets, costumes and lighting design: John Neumeier
Blanche DuBois: Evgeniya Victory Gonzalez, Alina Nanu, Sarah Schäfer, Nikola Márová, Stanley Kowalski,
Stella´s husband: Giovanni Rotolo, Paul Irmatov, Marek Svobodník, Giovanni Rotolo, Paul Irmatov, Marek Svobodník, Danilo Lo Monaco,
Stella, Blanche´s sister: Alexandra Pera, Irina Burduja, Ayaka Fujii, Romina Contreras, Harold Mitchell (Mitch), Adam Zvonař, Patrik Holeček, John Powers, Matěj Šust
Allan Gray, Blanche´s husband: Ludovico Tambara, Jakub Rašek, Federico Ievoli, Erivan Garioli
Allan´s friend: Danilo Lo Monaco, Basil Schwerzmann, Dmytro Tenytskyy, Matěj Šust,
A Soldier: Mathias Deneux, Paul Tudor Moldoveanu, Veaceslav Burlac, Elias Frantziskonis
Kiefaber: Marco Angelo Accardi, Francesco Scarpato, Benjamin Husson, Marek Svobodník
Shaw: Fraser Roach, John Powers, Jonáš Dolník, Dmytro Tenytskyy