Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire

I just know that you are just going to love A Streetcar Named Desire.  Hailed as one of Williams’ best plays, it explores the lives of some very interesting Southern characters and exposes some of the harsh reality of living in New Orleans in the mid-twentieth century.

Below are some very interesting resources on the playwright and play.  Use the Interactive Assignment on Edline to guide you through some of these links and videos.

Watch the first part and the second part of “Tennessee Williams: Wounded Genius.

Here is the opening scene of the movie.  How does it differ from the play?

One of the most important parts of the whole play is this scene (Scene Three).  Check it out!

Here is what is coming up in Scene Four.  Take a sneak peek.

This scene features Blanche talking about her husband

Here is part of the birthday scene


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