CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Great playwrights differ in their gifts, but they possess one attribute in common. They create great characters, people who live long beyond the run of the play and stalk the corridors of the mind. Hamlet the play is 373 years old; Hamlet the character is immortal.
Among living playwrights, none has created more such characters than Tennessee Williams. Actors and actresses rise to these roles with peak efforts, sometimes giving the most memorable performances of their careers. The present revival of Cat on a Hot Tin...