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A Streetcar Named Desire : An Opera In Three Acts (1999, original release: 1998)


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Published: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [c1999], c1998
Series: Great performances (WNET (Television station
Description:  1 videodisc (166 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

Libretto by Philip Littell, based on the play by Tennessee Williams

Originally produced for the WNET program Great performances in 1998

DVD release of the opera performed in 1998 at the San Francisco Opera

Renee Fleming, Elizabeth Futral, sopranos ; Judith Forst, Josepha Gayer, mezzo-sopranos ; Anthony Dean Griffey, Matthew Lord, Jeffrey Lentz, tenors ; Rodney Gilfry, baritone ; Luis Oropeza, Ray Reinhardt, Lynne Soffer, actors ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra ; André Previn, conductor

Filmed at the world premiere performance, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, California, September 1998

Blanche Dubois visits her sister and her husband Stanley, and he immediately dislikes her. Friction builds between the two of them when they are left in the apartment together

MPAA rating: Not rated

DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation, enhanced for 16X9 TVs; stereo

Sung in English

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Additional Credits:
Littell, Philip.
Graham, Colin, 1931-2007.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008.
Runnicles, Donald, 1954-
Flannery, Judy.
Walker, John, 1956 Apr. 21-
Fleming, Renée.
Futral, Elizabeth.
Forst, Judith.
Griffey, Anthony Dean, 1968-
Gilfry, Rodney.
Lord, Matthew.
Oropeza, Luis.
Lentz, Jeffrey.
Gayer, Josepha.
Reinhardt, Ray.
Soffer, Lynne.
Previn, André, 1929-
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Previn, André, 1929-
San Francisco Opera.
San Francisco Opera
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Reiner Moritz Associates
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)

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