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  • Blair Underwood: ‘Streetcar’ Role More Daunting Than ‘Ironside’

    Aug 23, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *It’s always risky when an actor steps into an iconic character and attempts to bring his own energy to the role. Add a different racial background to the mix, and pleasing fans can be nearly impossible. In October, Blair Underwood begins his run in NBC’s remake of “Ironside,” sitting in the wheelchair occupied in the […]

  • ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ Honored with Actors’ Equity Assoc. Award

    Jul 16, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The Broadway production of “Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire” will receive the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2011-2012 Season from Actors’ Equity Association. The show, produced by Front Row Productions (Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones-Harvey), will receive the honor at a presentation at Equity headquarters at 12:30 pm on Tuesday. Byrd, […]

  • Video: Underwood, Parker Open in Broadway’s ‘Streetcar’

    Apr 24, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Here’s your first look at Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker as Stanley and Blanche in Broadway’s revival of “A Streetcar Named Desire.” It’s is the first time the 65-year-old Tennessee Williams’ play has been produced on Broadway with an all non-white main cast. Daphne Rubin-Vega plays Blanche’s sister Stella and Wood Harris stars as […]

  • Nicole Ari Parker Takes ‘Streetcar’ to Broadway

    Aug 21, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments

    *NAACP Image Award winner Nicole Ari Parker is set to star opposite Blair Underwood in the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire,” directed by Emily Mann. Parker will play Blanche Du Bois in the production, which is set to open in the spring of 2012. The Tennessee Williams Pulitzer Prize winning […]

  • Report: Blair Underwood Set for Broadway Debut

    Jun 17, 11 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

      *With an unexpected free schedule following the cancellation of NBC’s “The Event,” Blair Underwood has turned his full attention toward theater. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor will make his Broadway debut as Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, to be directed by Emily Mann. The play, from Front Row […]