Siegel: 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof,' Uncensored At The Lyric

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Liz Taylor made the role famous — Maggie the Cat in the movie version of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

But in a new, uncensored production at Boston's Lyric Stage Company, Georgia Lyman has been attracting quite a bit of attention. And her father, Will Lyman, has just opened in another play at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, Mass. You probably know him, or at least you know his voice, from elsewhere.

Morning Edition critic at large Ed Siegel explains.

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