Rob Ashford’s awkward, unmodulated direction and the miscasting of Scarlett Johansson sink this revival of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize–winning “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
With Jordan Dean’s Skipper excised from “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” starring Scarlett Johansson, Backstage digs into the contractual ramifications of that choice for the actor.
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” opens on Broadway, National Theatre Live presents “The Magistrate” with John Lithgow, 92Y talks to “Relevant Octogenarians” Barbara Cook and Joel Grey, Beatlemania takes the L.A. stage in “Backbeat,” and the TIPA Project celebrates MLK Day this week.
Benjamin Walker returns to Broadway in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," opposite Scarlett Johannson, and discusses how he approaches the role and how he feels about being a sex symbol.
This week’s Backstage cover star Benjamin Walker shares how he approaches his role in Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and the best advice he has for actors.
Benjamin Walker raises up the next generation of stand-up comedians with his show, "Find the Funny," playing at Joe's Pub on Tuesday night.
Just four years after the last revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” Scarlett Johansson will tackle the iconic play—proving once again power of casting movie stars on Broadway.
Benjamin Walker shares how he landed the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and whether the pressure of doing the play is intimidating.