Venue Details

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Madison Street Theatre
Formerly Village Players Performing Arts Center 1010 Madison Street Oak Park, IL 60302
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5 reviews
15 stars
Free transportation on Sundays in Oak Park
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"The Glass Menagerie"
18 ratings
4.4 average rating
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Havana Red Velvet
64 events
24 reviews
34 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

This production was incredible and the actors really bring to life the characters. I highly recommend this play and it is not to be missed!

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12 reviews
26 stars
attended Oct 20 2011

good acting! Deep material. Very uncomfortable seats

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12 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 14 2011

This is a powerful play and the actors are superb!

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Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, a beloved classic, is an endearing, yet heartbreaking, portrait of the fragile Wingfield family. Tom aspires to untether himself from his family to become a writer, as his genteel mother, Amanda, worries about the future prospects of his shy and sensitive sister, Laura. Considered by many to be one of the greatest American plays, we see a glimpse into a family searching for a path to security after a long and embarrassing detour of family hardship. Kevin Theis returns to direct after his triumphant production of Henry V in the summer of 2011.

About the Ticket Supplier: Oak Park Festival Theatre

Oak Park Festival Theatre has been presenting Shakespeare and other classic plays under the stars in beautiful Austin gardens since 1975, making them the oldest outdoor professional theatre company in the Midwest devoted to the classics. As of Fall 2010, they also produce shows in fall and spring at The Performance Center on Madison Street in Oak Park. Oak Park Festival Theatre is dedicated to presenting quality productions at a reasonable price, in a relaxed atmosphere just a short distance away from the bustle of Chicago's loop. Join them for an enchanted evening of entertainment.