Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is the story of Big Daddy Pollitt, a wealthy Mississippi plantation owner, and his dysfunctional family dining together one night at the family estate. Big Daddy has been diagnosed with cancer, but the family is pretending that his health is good while his son Brick and his wife, Maggie the Cat, experience their own disputes. The play deals with denial, greed, power, death, and Southern patriarchy.

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