The Glass Menagerie
  
The Glass Menagerie
Old Mill Theatre
Old Mill Theatre
6 Sep 2014 to 20 Sep 2014
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book online at http://oldmilltheatre.com.au/tickets/ or call 9367 8719.
Duration - 120 mins


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Synopsis
TENNESSEE Williams’ most powerful and haunting play The Glass Menagerie is being staged at the Old Mill Theatre this September.

Directed by Susie Conte, the classic American drama is a stirring portrait of a family that struggles with the past, future – and each other.

Amanda Wingfield desperately struggles to provide her fragile daughter with at least one “gentleman caller” while her son Tom dreams of escaping his job at a warehouse and oppressive life at home. 

The semi-autobiographical play is filtered through Tom’s memory, reflecting on the glories of times past with echoes of loneliness, fragility and innocent hope.

The Glass Menagerie was Williams’ first successful play, catapulting him to the forefront of American theatre with other works such as A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

“While it first appeared on stage more than 60 years ago, the play’s themes continue to resonate with today’s audiences,” Conte said.

“Balancing family duty and self- ...more
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