"...I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you an illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion."
-Tom Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie", by Tennessee Williams
Performances: February 24th @ 7:30 PM / February 25th @ 7:30 PM / February 26th @ 2:00 PM
*all dates are for February 2023
The play is introduced to the audience by Tom Wingfield, the narrator and protagonist, as a memory play based on his recollection of his mother Amanda and his sister Laura. Because the play is based on his memory, Tom cautions the audience that what they see may not be precisely what happened.
Tom Wingfield - Son of Amanda Wingfield and brother of Laura Wingfield
Amanda Wingfield - Mother of Tom and Laura Wingfield
Laura Wingfield - Daughter of Amanda Wingfield and sister of Tom Wingfield
Gentleman Caller - Co-worker and friend of Tom Wingfield
MEET THE CAST
Liam McGilligan as Tom Wingfield
Elizabeth Hipwell as Amanda Wingfield
Amalea Vidas as Laura Wingfield
Garrett Hildebrandt as the Gentleman Caller
MEET THE CREATIVE TEAM
Willie E. Jones III, Director
Meagan Conlon, Costume Designer
Peter Daniels, Set and Lighting Designer/Associate Producer
Ian Baird, Dramaturg/Associate Producer
Jeff Cook, Voice and Text Coach
Our Performance Venue
The beautiful Landmark Center Theater!
About the Playwright: Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams, original name Thomas Lanier Williams, (born March 26, 1911, Columbus, Mississippi, U.S.—died February 25, 1983, New York City), was a 2-time Pulitzer Prize winning American dramatist whose plays reveal a world of human frustration in which sex and violence underlie an atmosphere of romantic gentility.
About the Play: The Glass Menagerie
If You're Interested...
Check out this free movie version of "The Glass Menagerie", directed by Paul Newman. It stars John Malkovich as Tom, Joanne Woodward as Amanda, and Karen Allen as Laura.