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135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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2 reviews
-24 stars
3 hours long with 2 intermissions but it didn't seem to drag.
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"The Glass Menagerie"
26 ratings
4.7 average rating
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19 events
10 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

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

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105 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

Judith Ivey gives a performance not to be missed.

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Michael Garcia Red Velvet
171 events
67 reviews
25 stars
attended Sep 18 2010

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


Written by Tennessee Williams

Directed by Gordon Edelstein


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.