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Following its hugely successful run on Broadway, TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is now on in London’s West End at the Novello Theatre.

The critics are raving about the London production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof – click to read the reviews thus far.

Featuring a dynamic cast led by Academy Award® nominee and two-time Tony winner JAMES EARL JONES, Tony Award® winner PHYLICIA RASHAD, Olivier Award winner ADRIAN LESTER and Tony Award® nominee SANAA LATHAN.

Directed by renowned Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winning actor, director and choreographer DEBBIE ALLEN, who is best known for playing Lydia Grant in the original film and television series of “Fame”.

In CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, a powerful Southern family gathers at a birthday celebration for patriarch Big Daddy (Jones), who does not know that he is dying of cancer. In a scramble to secure their part of his estate, family members hide the truth about his diagnosis from him and Big Mama (Rashad). Tensions mount between alcoholic former football hero Brick (Lester) and his beautiful but sexually frustrated wife Maggie “the Cat” (Sanaa). As their troubled relationship comes to a stormy and steamy climax, a shockwave of secrets is finally revealed.

Brimming with trademark emotional intensity and insightful wit, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is an American treasure. Don't miss this bold new staging of TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ rich and timeless family portrait.

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF will play a strictly limited season until Saturday 10 April 2010.

Performances Mon – Sat at 7.30pm, with matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm.

Tickets, priced from £10.00 - £49.50, are available from the Novello Theatre Box Office on 0844 482 5170 or to buy online.

Read more about CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF on Wikipedia or visit the website for the Broadway production.

'4 STARS - WONDERFUL' Time Out

'SEXY, STARRY ENTERTAINMENT... CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF IS AN AMERICAN CLASSIC' Variety

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