'CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF': Theatre Review by Jonas Trottier

Presented by: The London Community Players

Directed by: John Pacheco

Featuring: Robert Mills, Mara Fraccaro, Catharine Sullivan, John Garlicki, and others.

Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is one of the most celebrated works in the American dramatic canon. Set in a room of the plantation home of Big Daddy(John Garlicki) situated in the Mississippi Delta, the play centers around the relationships shared between the members of Big Daddy’s family, that of his son Brick(Robert Mills) and his wife Maggie(Mara Fraccaro) in particular.

The London Community Players production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is staged on a beautiful, if traditional, set, designed by Rob Cousins and Rick Sturgeons. The bed, the centrepiece of the set, features a stunning foot board composed of a beautiful large slab of hardwood encased in a wonderful twisting metalwork design that seems to call to mind a tree—a family tree—with twisting branches and deep plunging roots.

Beautiful deep blue and purple lighting wa