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Vanessa Kirby and Ben Foster cast in A Streetcar Named Desire

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Vanessa Kirby and Ben Foster are to join the cast of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Young Vic.

Kirby, who has previously appeared in the BBC adaptation of Great Expectations and the Young Vic’s Three Sisters, will play Stella in the show. Foster, who makes his London stage debut and appeared in a revival of Lyle Kessler’s Orphans on Broadway last year, will play Stanley.

They join the previously announced Gillian Anderson, who stars as Blanche DuBois.

Directed by Benedict Andrews, the Tennessee Williams play runs from July 23 to September 6.

Design is by Magda Willi, costume is by Victoria Behr and sound is by Paul Arditti. Music is by Alex Baranowski and light by Jon Clark.

A Streetcar Named Desire is co-produced by the Young Vic and Joshua Andrews.

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