Explosive tensions in the Deep South

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams’ Cat On A Hot Tin Roof comes to the Royal & Derngate in Northampton in a new production which the theatre has created in collaboration with Northern Stage, Newcastle, and Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre.

The production is directed by Royal & Derngate’s artistic director James Dacre with original music by the band White Lies.

It tells the tale of family tension on ahot night in the Deep South as the family gather for the 65th birthday of the patriarch and start a battle over the family inheritance.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof can be seen at Royal & Derngate from Wednesday, October 1, to Saturday, Octrober 18, with performances at 7.45pm in (7pm on Thursday, October 2) and matinees at 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets, priced from £10 to £29, can be booked by calling box office on 01604 624811 or online at www.royalandderngate.co.uk.