In the final line in Tennessee William’s masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire the tragic heroine Blanche says “I’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers,” a theme that is also central to the earlier The Glass Menagerie. The most poignant scene in this sad but brilliant play is when Laura realises that Jim O’Connor introduced […]
The Glass Menagerie London Tickets
Time is the longest distance between two places.
Following a multi-Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway, Oliver and Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two, Let the Right One In, Black Watch) revives his visionary staging of Tennessee Williams’ heart-rending masterpiece about a family struggling to survive on hopes and dreams.
A domineering mother. A daughter lost in a world of her own. A son desperate to leave. Former Southern Belle Amanda Wingfield, played by Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Cherry Jones, enlists the help of son Tom (Michael Esper) to find a husband for her fragile daughter Laura (Kate O’Flynn). But will the long-awaited ‘gentleman caller’ (Brian J. Smith) fulfil or shatter the family’s delicate dreams?
A universally acclaimed creative team bring 1930’s St Louis stylishly to life. With movement by Olivier Award-winning Steven Hoggett, set and costume design by multi Tony Award-winner Bob Crowley, lighting design by multi-Tony Award-winner Natasha Katz, sound design from Olivier and Tony Award-winning Paul Arditti and music by celebrated composer Nico Muhly, this is a stunning and evocative production of Tennessee Williams’ heart-breaking classic.
Duke of York's Theatre
45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Monday - 7.30pm
Tuesday - 7.30pm
Wednesday - 7.30pm
Thursday - 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Friday - 7.30pm
Saturday - 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday - No Show
Running Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
Booking From: 26th Jan 2017
Booking Until: 29th Apr 2017