March 23, 2005: Memory, which is notorious for playing tricks on people, pulls off some doozies in the narcoticized production of Tennessee Williams's "Glass Menagerie," which opened last night at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. As staged by David Leveaux, this revival suggests that to recollect the past is to see life as if it had occurred underwater, in some viscous sea through which people swim slowly and blindly.READ THE REVIEW
The Glass Menagerie (2005) BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- February 24, 2005
- March 22, 2005
Theater: Ethel Barrymore / 243 West 47th Street, New York, NY, 10036Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
A mother struggles to hold on to her family. A son struggles to let go. A daughter struggles to find her way in the world. Tennessee Williams’ memory play paints a heart-wrenching portrait of the Wingfield family, with each member trapped in a reality that they are desperate to escape, but truly cannot.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF The Glass Menagerie (2005)