Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Presented by Austin Shakespeare at The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre, Austin TX

Nov 16
Dec 02
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams’ tale of greed, repressed desires and mendacity in a Southern family explodes in one night of truth.

Tennessee Williams’ personal favorite play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” kicks off Austin Shakespeare’s season as a resident company at the Long Center’s intimate Rollins Studio Theater November 16-December 2. The play, noted for its Southern, sexy verve, has a new staging by Artistic Director Ann Ciccolella. Gwendolyn Kelso returns as “Maggie the Cat” after wowing audiences as “Blanche” in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” one of the most popular shows the professional company has

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Tickets at or by calling The Long Center box office at (512) 474-5664.

Low-priced tickets ($14) for the November 16 preview. Ticket prices from $21 to $41 depending on the day of the week and seating area. Ticket discounts available with special discount codes sent out by email. Student tickets available at ALL performances for $14 with valid student ID presented at the box office. Many performances expected to sell out; reservations strongly recommended. Performances at 7:30 pm on Wednesdays – Saturdays; 3:00 pm on Sundays.

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Contact: 512-474-5664


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Audience Talkbacks after every performance, including actors, the director and occasional academic or area experts and designers.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Gwendolyn Kelso


The Long Center: Debra & Kevin Rollins Studio Theatre

The Long Center for the Performing Arts , 701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704

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