A Streetcar Named Desire http://wrti.org en Lyric Opera of Chicago: Renee Fleming In Previn's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, July 6, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/lyric-opera-chicago-renee-fleming-previns-streetcar-named-desire-july-6-1-pm <p>“Who wants real? I know I don’t want it. I want magic!” Blanche DuBois—the fading southern belle who retreats into fantasy to escape from the brutal reality in which she’s forced to live. She’s a wounded, haughty, vulnerable, delusional misfit—a woman who won’t face the sensual side of herself and yet always succumbs to it. And when she moves in with her sister Stella and her sexually ruthless husband Stanley—worlds explode.</p> Sat, 06 Jul 2013 19:09:39 +0000 WRTI Staff 6166 at http://wrti.org Lyric Opera of Chicago: Renee Fleming In Previn's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, July 6, 1 PM