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The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie is the play that launched Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams’ career and is among the masterworks of the American stage. Drawn from Williams’ life, this moving play explores the illusory nature of dreams and the fragility of hope. Abandoned by the father of her children, Amanda is obsessed with finding a suitor for her shy and vulnerable daughter, Laura. Tom, the restless and sensitive son who narrates the story, eases his frustrations with nighttime escapes to the movies. At Amada’s urgings, Tom asks a co-worker to dinner. Can this “gentleman caller” offer any light to these bruised souls clinging to the tattered edges of lost dreams and faded hopes? A bold, new interpretation of this American classic.

\ Production History

Syracuse Stage, April 2014

\ Creative Team

Tim Bond

Projection Design
Katherine Freer

Lighting Design
Dawn Chiang

Scenic Design
William Bloodgood

Sound Design
Michael Keck

Costume Design
Jessica Ford