CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Broadway Poster * JAMES EARL JONES * 14" x 22" Rare 2008 NEW : Large Color Poster for the New York City 2008 Limited Engagement Stage Production of * Cat On A Hot Tin Roof * on Broadway at the famed Broadhurst Theater on West 44th Street in Times Square , New York City. When it comes to Tennessee Williams' steamy Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, don't count on there ever being a definitive script. The forever-tinkering playwright regularly fiddled around with his coruscating blast at family lies, most famously for a 1974 revival to which he reintroduced previously deleted obscenities and jiggled the denouement. It's primarily this script that director Debbie Allen is using for her authoritative, all-African-American production of the play, now at the Broadhurst, with a stellar cast led by Terrence Howard (in his stage debut) and Tony Award winners James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, and Anika Noni Rose -- who ends up taking the fourth-from-last curtain call even though she's playing the title role and proves she can be a "dreamgirl" in a non-musical part.Terrence Howard's performance as Brick in the current Broadway revival of Cat is sure to be talked about for years to come and is guaranteed to earn him a Tony Award nomination. In a recent interview with the L.A. Times, Howard said: “I chose this part to say those lines — 'Why can't exceptional friendship, real, real deep friendship between two men, be respected as something clean and decent? I think a man should be free to express affection for another man, to tell another man he looks beautiful. I've felt very intense, real closeness to a man before with no sexual overtones to it. But we live in a society with such hypocrisy and mendacity that you can't put your arm around your best friend without someone accusing you of being homosexual.'” Working at the height of his considerable powers, James Earl Jones throws himself into his role as another of those Williams' bullies with a clear eye to the reality of an unforgiving world. Although some purists will miss the not-to-be-quoted-here elephant joke that sealed Big Daddy's position as a great theater vulgarian, Jones makes certain that none of Big Daddy's bombast is minimized. As Big Mama, Rashad cowers under Big Daddy's many insults -- and the audience gasps accordingly -- but she also infuses the character with more than usual raucous appeal. (It must be a special treat for sisters Allen and Rashad to share this obvious success.) As for the all-African-American casting, the only pertinent comment is that it turns out to be an incidental factor in this powerful revival of Williams' hot attack on the greed and mendacity affecting too many family units every day and everywhere. This Original Poster is Large size ( measures 14" inches wide by 22" inches high ) and is printed on thick heavy chrome-coat advertising poster stock paper and printed in Beautiful Brilliant , Razor-sharp 6 color production. This is the Official Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Broadway Poster printed in Limited Edition and features a beautiful color graphic of the characters from this powerful 2008 Broadway show. Rare , Authentic * Cat On A Hot Tin Roof * NYC Broadway Theater Collectible ~ ready for framing , or just simply hang as is. Great for a Living Room , Dorm Room , Den or Office .Will be gently rolled and shipped in a heavy duty tube and shipped Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation / Tracking. This Poster is in Mint New Condition. Please email with any questions before purchasing if you are unsure about something. We ONLY accept Money Orders , Cashiers Checks or U.S. Cash as payment ( we do NOT accept personal checks or online payment at all ). Please email about local pick-up , we are located in NYC in Times Square. All International Customers MUST email us before purchasing this item.