The Theater: Tramway's Progress

A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams' drama about a genteel nymphomaniac, won the Pulitzer Prize and the Drama Critic's Circle Award in Manhattan two seasons ago. Last week, still thriving on Broadway, Streetcar threatened to become a parliamentary issue in London and a scandale in Paris.

Fortnight ago, Sir Laurence Olivier's production of the play, starring his wife Vivien Leigh, opened in the West End and was greeted by all-night queues a block long. The critics sang the praises of Actress Leigh and Director Olivier, but gave Williams' script a mixed chorus of...

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