Venue Details

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Mark Taper Forum
135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 26 members
Review from David Koteles

Such a lovely, heart-breaking play. Judith Ivey gave an incredible performance as Amanda -- brilliant, really. However, I’m not sure if the device of making this production meta-theatre and transforming Tom literally into a drunk Tennessee...continued

reviewed Sep 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Randall

Judith Ivey gives a performance not to be missed.

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Review from Michael Garcia

This is an amazing play with some excellent performances. Judith Ivey does an incredible job. Although I agree that rethinking the setting was a little strange, I thought this was a wonderful production of a classic play.

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Quotes & Highlights

“You’ll find something unexpected, namely the fiercely moving and seriously funny play Williams actually wrote, in a production that’s lightning-lit from within by the tough, compelling and first-rate Amanda Wingfield of Judith Ivey, giving what is surely the performance of her career.” —_The New York Times _
“…there’s subtle craft in Keeley’s take on Laura’s fragility, and her performance grows  weightier and more complex as the story culminates in a candle-lit kiss with  her oblivious gentleman caller.” —Entertainment Weekly
The Glass Menagerie_… at the Mark Taper Forum in a production directed by Gordon Edelstein, shouldn’t be missed.“ —_Los Angeles Times

Description

Written by Tennessee Williams

Directed by Gordon Edelstein

Starring:

Patch Darragh

Judith Ivey

Keira Keeley

Ben McKenzie

One  of the greatest American plays finds new light in this critically lauded re-imagining  of the classic story of a fragile family hanging its hopes on the arrival of a “gentleman caller.”

Two-time Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey features in director Gordon  Edelstein’s sparkling new production that makes this Menagerie as fresh and vital and sadly magical as its original 1944 debut.

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