19:45, Tue 26th – Sat 30th October 2010 at ADC Theatre
Michaelmas Week 3
In deepest Mississippi, a storm is brewing. It’s Big Daddy Pollitt’s sixty-fifth birthday. His family have flocked to his forty-thousand acre plantation to celebrate. But they know something he doesn’t...
Since its Pulitzer Prize-winning premier and the motion picture starring screen legends Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor, this searing razor-sharp examination of sex, lies and a family on the brink of collapse has been universally acknowledged as a modern classic. Now – hot on the heels of an Olivier award-winning West End revival – we present some of Cambridge’s finest talent in a fresh rethinking of this hilarious, sensuous masterpiece.
“Irresistible, stunning, superb theatre.” (New York Times)
“Dark laughter mingled with deep pain – a harrowing, blackly comic drama of dysfunctional family life.” (Telegraph)
-- I'm not living with you. We occupy the same cage, that’s all. --