11 Questions with the cast of A Streetcar Named Desire – Ben Foster

A Streetcar Named Desire

Ben Foster as Stanley in A Streetcar Named Desire. Photo by Johan Persson.

Ben Foster can be seen on stage as Stanley in our 5 star production of Tenessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, here are his answers to our 11 Questions…

What are you usually doing 10 minutes before the show begins?
Listening to my breath.

What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic.

What is your favourite midnight snack?
Cheese burger and fries.

What is your favourite word?
‘Yes’.

What are you most passionate about?
Currently, A Streetcar Named Desire.

If you could be in a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Silence.

Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Italy.

Favourite city?
NYC.

What’s your favourite song?
That’s Life.

If you could have been born in any era, which would it be?
Right now.

If you could have a supernatural power which would you choose?
Speed reading.

A Streetcar Named Desire is on at the Young Vic until 19 September and tickets are now sold out, but you can still see the show by trying your luck and coming along to the day seat lottery, click here for more info.

A Streetcar Named Desire will also be broadcast live around the world by NT Live on 16 September. To find your nearest cinema and book tickets, visit ntlive.com.

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