Wareham High School students to take on ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Nov 20, 2018

Tennessee Williams’ classic play “A Streetcar Named Desire” is coming to Wareham High School Nov. 29 through Dec. 2.

Students in the Wareham High School Viking Theater will perform the play. It’s the story of the penniless Blanch DuBois who travels from Mississippi to New Orleans where her sister, Stella, lives with her rough and tumble husband, Stanley.

Blanche disapproves of the marriage and after overstaying her welcome tensions arise between her sister and brother-in-law. As the story plays out, Blanche’s personal history is revealed.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. for the Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 performances and noon on Dec. 2. Tickets cost $10, $8 for students and senior citizens. Children 7 and younger attend free. Parents are advised that the play depicts strong language, domestic abuse, smoking and drinking.

Performers include: Coleby Paling as Stanley Kowalski, Jenna Maloney as Stella Kowalski, Amaya Anderson as Blanche DuBois, Ethan Osley as Mitch, Emma Arcaro as Eunice, Alex Hume as Steve, James Pinkham as Pablo, Maverick Cavacas as Young Collector, Olivia Rakoski-Calvin as Negro Women, Ethan Cavacas as the Doctor, Laura Clements as Mexican Women, and Peyton Smith as the Maton/Nurse.

Crew includes: Carolyn-Gomes Vieira as the director, Cameron Keith and Indiana Troupe as the student directors, Kilee Thibault as the production manager, Jerrett Testa as the sound director, Brian Kestenbaum as the light designer, Samantha Prada-Putzig as the set designer, Olivia Rakoski-Calvin as the costume designer and Jasmine Gudmundsson as the makeup designer.