Pendragon opens ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

SARANAC LAKE – The Pendragon Theatre presents its newest offering, “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

Set in New Orleans, the city of saints and sinners, this Tennessee Williams’ classic is an enduring portrait of sex, class and secrets. This 1948 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama was the first Pendragon production and Pendragon honors the tenure of outgoing directors Bob Pettee and Susan Neal with its inclusion in the season. The play cemented William’s reputation as one of America’s best playwrights and Elia Kazan’s 1951 film, starring Vivien Leigh and Marlon Brando, is an American classic.

Presenting Beth Glover as Blanche and newcomer Josh Luteran as Stanley and including MacKenzie Barmen, Jordan Hornstein, Harrison Ewing, Chris McGovern, Jason Arnheim, Leslie Dame, Lauren Brennan, Rachel Jerome, Sam Balzac and Peggy Orman. Directed by Karen Lordi-Kirkham.

Due to some adult content, Pendragon suggests this production for those older than the age of 17, though all are welcome.

Performances will take place on July 24, 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m., July 28 at 2 p.m. and Aug. 2, 3, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15 at 8 p.m.

Pendragon will also bring it’s production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” to View in Old Forge at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5.

Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $12 for those 17 years old and younger. Matinee tickets are $12. For $42, people can purchase a Dinner Theatre Package, which includes a show and dinner at Nonna Fina’s.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Pendragon Theatre at 518-891-1854, email, visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or at or come to the box office.