(Production) A Streetcar Named Desire

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Sandy Actors Theatre presents
A Streetcar Named Desire
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Jeffrey Puukka

Summer in New Orleans. Stanley and his wife Stella are intoxicated by each other, and just beginning their lives together. Then Stella’s sister Blanche drifts in from somewhere else, like a wilting flower afraid of the sun. As she moves into their cramped apartment, the temperature climbs and temperaments clash. Suddenly there’s a growing gap between the way each saw themselves, and the life they’re actually living.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire is sly, steamy, and severe. What must be sacrificed for life to feel livable?

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The Production

*Audience Advisory / Trigger Warning: This production contains adult language and triggering content, including alcoholism, and staged sequences of domestic violence and sexual violence.

Duration: Approximately three hours and five minutes, including the fifteen minute intermission.

From 6th – 29th September.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30p.
Sunday afternoons at 3p.
At Sandy Actors Theatre, 17433 Meinig Ave, Sandy, OR 97055 (Located behind ACE Hardware)


Lyra Butler-Denman
Leila Villasenor
Daniel Donlon
Eric L. Island
Zoë Cain
Richard Gimmi
Robbie Cantrell
Christy Harrington


Jeffrey Puukka (Direction), Katherine Marmer (Stage Management), Benjamin Alan Akre-Hill (Scenic and lighting design), Cheryl Rudarmel-Beam (Costumes), Mardee Willman (Violence Choreography), Jim Beam (Carpentry chief), Marcos Hernandez (Carpentry), Malakai Cain Hernandez (Carpentry, Sound Board Operator), Zoë Cain (Muralist), Jonica Tabler (Properties and co-producer), Ross MacKae (Co-Producer)


17 September, 2019 – Pamplin Media Group

Audience engagement programs

There will be talk back and dialogue events with Lyra Butler-Denman (Blanche), Leila Villasenor (Stella), Daniel Donlon (Stanley), Eric Island (Mitch) and Jeffrey Puukka (Director) after the matinees on Sundays September the 8th and 22nd.

Media Resources

Marketing image information and credits: In the frame, Lyra Butler-Denman as Blanche, and Leila Villasenor as Stella, photographed by Natasha Elizabeth Hass-Hauskins.

Published by Jeffrey Puukka

Jeffrey Puukka is an award winning theatre director, living and working in Portland, Oregon.