Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St.
In this Tennessee Williams' classic, "Big Daddy" (Ciaran Hinds) is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. He is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick (Benjamin Walker), an aging football hero who has turned to drink, and his beautiful wife Maggie (Scarlett Johansson). As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away as unpleasant truths emerge and greed, lies and suppressed sexuality reach a boiling point. Tues. & Thurs., 7; Wed., Fri. & Sat., 8; Wed. & Sat., 2; Sun., 3. Call or visit website for variations in playing schedule.