Nicole Ari Parker
Nicole Ari Parker to play Blanche Dubois in Broadway Production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Name Desire
New York: Front Row Productions (Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones) is proud to announce that the role of Blanche DuBois, in their upcoming production of A Streetcar Named Desire will be played by seven-time NAACP Image award nominee, Nicole Ari Parker. This production is slated to hit the boards, Spring, 2012. Theatre TBA.
Tennessee Williams’ sultry drama, A Streetcar Named Desire is set against the sexy backdrop of New Orleans' gritty French Quarter A Streetcar Named Desire tells the tale of former school teacher and socialite Blanche DuBois (Nicole Ari Parker), as she's forced to move in with her sister Stella and her animalistic husband Stanley (Blair Underwood). But the fragile, Blanche quickly gets a gritty life lesson in the seamy, steamy underbelly of 1940's New Orleans.
The legendary Terence Blanchard has signed on to provide an original soundscape for the production.
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