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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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ACT Theatre Downtown
Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through May 17 2015

$20-$50

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It’s a little tough to imagine how Tennessee Williams’s play about Southern family decay looked to more sincere eyes back in 1955. But in this post-camp era, Cat’s parade of snarling, bitchy character eviscerations are a harsh delight. The accents in this production are all over the place—they seem to stagger from Mississippi to South London—and some performances are a little too hysterical, but it’s full of gems: John Aylward’s roaring Big Daddy, Brandon O’Neill as the nihilistically drunk Brick, Marianne Owen as the fluttering Big Mama (who turns out to be a surprise steel magnolia), and others. Treat yourself.

ACT Theatre

700 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101
206-292-7676
http://acttheatre.org/

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  • Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through May 17 2015
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