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Marisa Tomei Opens in Broadway's The Rose Tattoo

The Tennessee Williams play is revived by Roundabout Theatre Company.

Marisa Tomei bows as The Rose Tattoo opens on Broadway.
(© David Gordon)

Roundabout Theatre Company opened its Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams's The Rose Tattoo at the American Airlines Theatre on October 15.

The Rose Tattoo stars Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust, and life in the arms of a fiery suitor named Alvaro Mangiacavallo (Emun Elliott).


Directed by Trip Cullman, the cast also features Andréa Burns as Peppina, Carolyn Mignini as Assunta, Constance Shulman as the Strega, Portia as Flora, Cassie Beck as Miss Yorke, Alexander Bello as Salvatore, Tina Benko as Estelle, Susan Cella as Giuseppina, Paige Gilbert as Bessie, Greg Hildreth as the Salesman, Isabella Iannelli as Vivi, Jacob Michael Laval as Bruno, Ellyn Marie Marsh as Violetta, Ella Rubin as Rosa, Jennifer Sánchez as Mariella, and Burke Swanson as Jack.

The Rose Tattoo began performances September 19. The production is set to run through December 8.