Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Tennessee Williams
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Resources
Movie or TV Productions
Here you can get the IMDB glimpse into the 1958 film version of Cat which starred Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman.
Learn more about this TV version of Cat which featured Laurence Olivier as Big Daddy, Natalie Wood as Maggie, Robert Wagner as Brick, and Maureen Stapleton as Big Mama.
Like we said, this Cat had many lives, some more successful than others. This version of Cat featured Jessica Lange as Maggie and Tommy Lee Jones as Brick.
This is a great pic of Elizabeth Taylor as Maggie the Cat.
Ashley Judd as Maggie the Cat (on Broadway).
Here's a picture of Ashley Judd and Jason Patric portraying Maggie and Brick.
A candid picture of Elizabeth Taylor
Ms. Rose and Mr. Howard play Maggie and Brick respectively in the all-black revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Broadhurst Theater.
Check out one possible design for the play.
Look at those baby-blue eyes.
Here, you can read chapter 2 of Mr. Fritscher's book entitled, "Place and Time: Always Too Late to Moon Lake." You will get into the nitty gritty of the themes that appear in many of Tennessee Williams works.
While we can't seem to find a copy of the text of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof online, this site gives you a temporary passport to flip through the pages of the play. There's a great introduction by Edward Albee (famous American playwright) that you won't want to miss.
Go beyond plot summary, and get a sense of how critics respond to the play, where they find strengths and weaknesses, and what moments they most respond to.
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