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The Glass Menagerie

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Closed February 23, 2014

Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design

Why See The Glass Menagerie?

The Tony Award-winning team that brought you ONCE presents a their highly acclaimed Broadway revival of the Tennessee Williams' classic, The Glass Menagerie. Produced by the American Repertory Theater, this production has received considerable praise from even the most discerning Broadway critics.

The four-man play features Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones (24, Awake, Signs) and film and television star Zachary Quinto (Star Trek Into Darkness, Heroes, American Horror Story) as well as Brian J. Smith. The production received an impressive seven nominations, Natasha Katz winning for Best Lighting Design of a Play.

Described as "epic and intimate", the play follows Amanda (Jones) and her attempts to find a suitor for her daughter, Laura (Keenan-Bolger). Narrated by Tom (Quinto), we watch as Tom brings home a work colleague (Smith) whom Amanda and Laura both hope to be a potential match for Laura. Abandoned by their husband and father several years earlier though, both women find their own hopes and insecurities come to the fore as the evening plays out.
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Previews from: 5 September 2013

Opening night: 10 October 2013


May be inappropriate for those aged 12 and under. Please note that children under the age of four years old are not permitted in the theatre.

Run time

Two hours and 15 minutes, including one intermission

Cast and Creative


Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield
Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura Wingfield
Zachary Quinto as Tom Wingfield
Brian J. Smith as The Gentleman Caller


Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by John Tiffany
Set Designer - Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer - Natasha Katz
Sound Designer - Clive Goodwin
Original Music - Nico Muhly


2014 Tony Awards

Best Lighting Design of a Play - Natasha Katz

Nominated for seven 2014 Tony Awards

Best Revival of a Play
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play - Cherry Jones
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play - Brian J. Smith
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play - Celia Keenan-Bolger
Best Direction of a Play - John Tiffany
Best Scenic Design of a Play - Bob Crowley
Best Lighting Design of a Play - Natasha Katz

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