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Ity untethered in the person of Maggie the Cat The play also daringly showcased the burden of sexuality repressed in the agony of her husband Brick Pollitt In spite of t. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof written by one of the greatest American playwrights Tennessee Williams debuted in 1955 with its portrait of rich southerner Big Daddy Big Mama and two brothers sort of vying for for their dying father s inheritance Biff a former successful football player is now an alcoholic and not sleeping with his lovely wife Maggie the Cat I saw the film version with Paul Newman and Liz Taylor many years ago and it always stayed with me I listened to a version of this play read by another great American playwright Edward Albee who reads two different last acts of the play one highlighting Maggie a bit including some thoughts about theater by Williams and a reflection on a production of the play Albee had seen on Broadway directed by Elia KazanBrick suggestive for me of Rabbit Angstrom in Rabbit Run is a former athlete lost in the past lost in the bottle Big Daddy What makes you so restless have you got ants in your britchesBrick Yes sirBig Daddy WhyBrick Something Hasn t Happened Big Daddy Yeah What is thatBrick sadly the click Big Daddy Did you say the clickBrick Yes clickBig Daddy What clickBrick A click that I get in my head that makes me peacefulBig Daddy I sure in hell don t know what you re talking about but it disturbs meBrick It s just a mechanical thingBig Daddy What is a mechanical thingBrick This click that I get in my head that makes me peaceful I got to drink till I get it Big Daddy s facing death so he confronts his lost son Brick and as Williams says about the confrontation When something is festering in your memory or your imagination laws of silence don t work it s just like shutting a door and locking it on a house on fire in hope of forgetting that the house is burning But not facing a fire doesn t put it out Silence about a thing just magnifies it It grows and festers in silence becomes malignant The big dramatic truth telling showdown is powerful with terrific dialogue stripping off the illusions they have all lived by all their lives I listened to this play when I was in my car and finished it there and when I came home I read the physical copy of Death of a Salesman In Cat Big Daddy shows he knows who he is and he tries to save Brick in Death Biff shows he knows who he is and he tries to save Willie To read these two plays within the same 24 hours was just like going from one explosion to another two great cherry bombs of American theater Death is better Miller s best and Cat isn t the very best Williams but it s still great theater

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He public controversy Cat stirred up it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Drama Critics Circle Award for that year Williams as he so often did with his plays rewrot. Classic drama that deserves to up there with the greatest plays ever writtenThe story is centered around a family in crisis a sizzling drama of desire avarice and deception set in the steamy American Deep South you can almost feel the heat coming off the pages The play condenses so much life and emotion it s remarkable really Feuds tortured pasts anger guilt love jealousy envy revenge sorry sadness lust all crammed into a relatively short work Would love to see it performed on stage but the book ain t a bad alternative Well worth reading

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This year I embarked to read plays written by the giants of American playwrights and I currently find myself reading through Tennessee Williams trilogy of classic plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was first written in 1955 and revised many times both for the stage and film Featuring well known characters the play is known for its character studies and should be viewed live rather than read It is in this light that I read the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and enjoyed its characters for which I rate four bright stars Tennessee Williams takes us to a plantation in the south where two brothers Gooper and Brick are jockeying for position to get the upper hand in their father Big Daddy s will Brick is a former football star who has become an alcoholic because he can face that he is no longer able to star on the football field He is married to Maggie and as alcohol has pervaded their marriage the couple remains childless Gooper is married to Mae and the couple has five children and expecting a sixth Although eight years Brick s senior and a successful attorney Gooper is not the light of Big Daddy s eyes Big Daddy would like nothing than to leave his land to Brick if only the latter would right himself and turn his life around Meanwhile the wives Maggie and Mae can not stand each other and offer malicious lines to each other Maggie s arias are memorable as I always enjoy a strong female lead Both women are as the title notes likes cats on a hot tin roof dancing around each other on edge because neither will be satisfied until they have successfully one upped the other From my perspective Maggie is the likeable of the two even though it is Mae who has given Big Daddy the grandchildren he desires The climax of the play is the exchange between Big Daddy and Brick in which Big Daddy urges his son to become a better person This occurs in the second act making the third act almost anti climatic Perhaps if I had viewed this play live I might have thought differently but I enjoyed the second act than the third primarily for the exchange between Big Daddy and Brick Tennessee Williams is a master playwright of the 20th century He touches on social issues as homosexual relationships and a woman s place in a marriage before it was socially acceptable to do so Being ahead of his time Williams brings these issues into light in the forms of deep characters I enjoyed the personas of Brick Maggie and Big Daddy and sneered at Mae who embodies the old south A solid four stars in print form I look forward to viewing Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on film Lady Ariana story of brothers vying for their dying father’s inheritance amid a whirlwind of Milk And Honey sexual. 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10 thoughts on “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

  1. says:

    This year I embarked to read plays written by the giants of American playwrights and I currently find myself reading through Tennessee Williams' trilogy of classic plays Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was first written in 1955 and revised many times both for the stage and film Featuring well known characters the play is known for its char

  2. says:

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is a play by Tennessee Williams One of Williams's famous works and his personal favorite the play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1955 Set in the plantation home in the Mississippi Delta of Big Daddy Pollitt a wealthy cotton tycoon the play examines the relationships among members of Big Daddy's family primarily between his son Brick and Maggi

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    Dizzying and fantastical Cat on a Hot Tin Roof examines the emotional toll of sexual repression Brick is an aging former football star stuck in an unhappy marriage to his theatrical wife Maggie After the suicide of his forme

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    4 stars This three act play by Tennessee Williams won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1955 Williams explores gender roles homosexuality homophobia societal expectations avarice and the psychology of dysfunction relationships which abound in these flawed but incredibly human characters Big Daddy is the larger than life patriarch of the Mississippi plantation where they live He is crass and opinionated but at an opportune

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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof written by one of the greatest American playwrights Tennessee Williams debuted in 1955 with its portrait of rich southerner Big Daddy Big Mama and two brothers sort of vying for for their dyin

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    The characters in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof all have these strange reasons for living all based off of some sort of character flaw The way the flaws tie all the characters together symbolically is brilliantMaggie especially has a strange reason to live to be the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with no purpose in life other than to endure the unpleasant

  7. says:

    I'm not sure that you can consider yourself a southerner or even from the south if you have not read Tennessee Williams' plays all of them I may be a transplanted Hoosier now but rest assured I have read and adore all of Williams' plays They are without a doubt some of the very best of American literature and by far in the top tier of South

  8. says:

    This is a great play but the audio version is not the way to enjoy it I would have preferred to read it myself but that option was not available and “listening” to a play seemed to make sense Throughout the reading I kept silently substituting the voices of Paul Newman Liz Taylor and Burl Ives and wanting to download the extrao

  9. says:

    Classic drama that deserves to up there with the greatest plays ever writtenThe story is centered around a family in crisis a sizzling drama of desire avarice and deception set in the steamy American Deep South you can alm

  10. says:

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof written by one of the greatest American playwrights Tennessee Williams debuted in 1955 with its portrait of rich southerner Big Daddy Big Mama and two brothers sort of vying for for their dying father's inheritance Biff a former successful football player is now an alcoholic and not sleeping with his lovely wife Maggi

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