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Drury Lane Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

May 02, 2018 at 9:28 AM

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Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2018/2019 season with Tennessee Williams' sultry family drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof runs July 5 - August 26, 2018, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

In the heat of the South under the gaze of patriarch Big Daddy, the expectations of marriage and family spoil. A birthday party brings a family's skeletons to the surface as each one fights over the bones. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is well known for the 1958 film adaptation starring Elizabeth TaylorPaul Newman, and Burl Ives which received six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is recommended for ages 13+. Please be advised that there are adult themes and brief strong language.

Title: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Written by: Tennessee Williams

Directed by: Marcia Milgrom Dodge

Dates: Previews: July 5 - 12, 2018

Regular run: July 13, 2018 - August 26, 2018


  • Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 1:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
  • Sundays: 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Location: Drury Lane Theatre at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace

Tickets: Previews: $42 - $57

Single Tickets: $47 - $62

Wednesday and Thursday matinees: $47

Thursday and Sunday evenings: $57

Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees: $62

Student group tickets start at $30.

Senior Citizens start at $40 for matinees.

Dinner and show packages available.

Box Office: 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace

630.530.0111, Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000

or visit

2018/2019 Season and Subscription Information

The 2018/2019 season will open with the Tony Award-winning Rodgers & Hammerstein landmark musical South Pacific (April 5 - June 17, 2018). The season continues with Tennessee Williams' sultry family drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (July 5 - August 26, 2018) followed by the darkly comedic musical Little Shop of Horrors(September 6 - October 28, 2018). For the holiday season, Drury Lane brings to life the treasured story of Belle with Disney's Beauty and the Beast (November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019) and then closes its 18/19 season with the global smash-hit Mamma Mia! featuring the music of ABBA (February 7 - April 14, 2019). The 2018/2019 season runs April 5, 2018, through April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Subscriptions for the 2018/2019 Season are priced from $157 to $187 and are currently on sale. Subscribers receive special offers on dining, flexible ticket exchanges, and early notification and priority seating for added events and concerts. For more information, visit

The performance schedule for all productions is as follows: Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m., Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Student group tickets start as low as $30 and Senior Citizens start at $40 for matinees. Dinner and show packages are also available. For individual ticket on-sale dates and ticket reservations, call the Drury Lane Theatre box office at 630.530.0111 or TicketMaster at 800.745.3000 or visit

About Drury Lane Theatre

Under the leadership of President Kyle DeSantis and Artistic Director William Osetek, Drury Lane Theatre is a major force in the Chicagoland theatre scene, presenting world-class productions in collaboration with some of the nation's leading actors, artists, writers, and directors. Over the past 30 years, Drury Lane has staged more than 2,000 productions and has been nominated for more than 360 Joseph Jefferson Awards. Drury Lane is committed to breathing new life into beloved classics and introducing audiences to exciting new works.

Throughout its 30-year history, Drury Lane has employed more than 7,500 actors and 10,000 musicians, designers, and crew members to entertain upwards of nine million audience members. Originally founded by Anthony DeSantis, Drury Lane Theatre remains a family-run organization known for producing breathtaking Broadway classics, top-rated musicals, bold new works, hilarious comedies, and unforgettable concert events.