Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” smolders at Drury Lane

**** Recommended **** I have to hand it to Drury Lane Theatre! Instead of their usual tried and true Broadway-style musical, they decided to go with Tennessee Williams’ smoldering melodrama, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”. While most families have a secret or two, the Politte family has skeletons – maybe even elephants – lurking in their closets. Those secrets become weapons in the war to win Big Daddy’s favor and ultimately control of the family estate/money. “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is Tennessee Williams at his best. 4 Spotlights

“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” runs through August 26th at the Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Parking is free, valet parking is also available. Running time is about 2 hours, 30 minutes, with an intermission. Performances are Wednesdays at 1:30 pm; Thursdays at 1:30 and 8:00 pm; Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 5:00 and 8:30 pm; and Sundays at 2:00 and 6:00 pm. Dinner and show packages are available. Tickets range from $43-$58. FYI (630) 530-0111 or; Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or

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