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"The Glass Menagerie"
24 ratings
4.4 average rating
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31 reviews
36 stars
attended Sep 13 2008

Perhaps I waited too long to see this play. The story is so familiar now in all its aspects that it lacked necessary tension for me. I found the writings on the wall very distracting. However the acting is very good and one can always appreciate...continued

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18 reviews
50 stars
attended Sep 13 2008

I really enjoyed this show-the casting, acting, lighting, everything was very good.

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16 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 05 2008

I've seen The Glass Menagerie before, but this production was one of the best. Overall, the acting was very strong, with moving, tender, and, admittedly, tear-inducing, performances by David Dastmalchian, Allison Batty, and Linda Reiter as the...continued

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Description

Shattered Globe Theatre will present Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, directed by Kevin Hagan. The Glass Menagerie launched Tennessee Williams’ professional career and is regarded by many to be his most biographical work — the characters and story emulating his own life more closely than any of his other plays. Inspired by real events, Williams employs themes of illusion and escape to depict the radiance and delicacy of life in this “memory play.”  Shattered Globe will embrace those themes in the rarely produced and fluid theatrical style that Williams prescribed for this play and American theater in general. Shattered Globe Artistic Director Kevin Hagan creates a mercurial production offering fresh reflections on the characters and story so familiar to audiences.