School teacher Blanche DuBois loses her ancestral home, Belle Reve following the
death of her remaining relatives. She collects her case of “bad nerves” and relocates
from Laurel, Mississippi to the cramped quarters of her estranged younger sister, Stella
and her brutish brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski’s apartment in a noisy, diverse, blue-
collar neighborhood of New Orleans. Though unable to face life's brutal realities,
Blanche spy’s a shimmer of hope while connecting with Stanley's good friend, Mitch.
Still, Blanche cannot face the truth of her own troubled past and ultimately spirals into
Winner! 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Drama