The Glass Menagerie 1945

Ages: 14+
Opened: March 31, 1945

The Glass Menagerie - 1945 - Broadway History , Info & More

Royale Theatre
242 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

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 – but cannot truly - escape.


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Cast Set For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Pitlochry Festival
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2023


This June Pitlochry Festival Theatre is set to stage an exciting and rare Scottish revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams’ powerful and iconic portrayal of love, lust and loneliness.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2019


Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the Pulitzer Prize-winner that is on virtually every critic's short list of greatest American plays, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2019-2020 season on Friday, October 11 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 3, with specially priced previews on October 9 and 10 (7:30pm). J. Barry Lewis directs.

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Heats Up Odyssey Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2019


The team behind 2016's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' rarely-seen Kingdom of Earth, is back - this time, with Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire. Jack Heller directs Susan Priver (down-on-her-luck showgirl Myrtle in Kingdom of Earth, LA Weekly award-winning The Lover by Harold Pinter) as Blanche DuBois and Max E. Williams (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., numerous productions with Elephant Theatre Company) as Stanley Kowalski in a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliver and Gary Guidinger. Passions flare and cultures collide in the sultry streets of New Orleans beginning May 25, with performances continuing though July 7.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Launches Seventeenth Season with Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016


The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' soul-searching, compassionate, surprisingly funny, and achingly poetic 1961 play about a defrocked minister and his one chance for salvation, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2016-2017 season today, October 14 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 13, with specially priced previews on October 12 and 13.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Launches Seventeenth Season with Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2016


The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' soul-searching, compassionate, surprisingly funny, and achingly poetic 1961 play about a defrocked minister and his one chance for salvation, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2016-2017 season on Friday, October 14 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 13, with specially priced previews on October 12 and 13.

West Coast Premiere of Tennessee Williams' BABY DOLL Set for Fountain Theatre, 7/16-8/29
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 9, 2016


This summer, L.A. audiences get to see a brand new play by Tennessee Williams. Simon Levy directs the West Coast premiere of Baby Doll, adapted by Pierre Laville and Emily Mann from the 1956 Academy Award-nominated film of the same name - the first-ever Williams Estate-approved adaptation of this Williams screenplay. Baby Doll opens at the Fountain Theatre on July 16, starring Daniel Bess, Karen Kondazian, Lindsay LaVanchy, John Prosky and George Roland.

Tennessee Williams' KINGDOM OF EARTH Set for Odyssey Theatre, 7/15-8/14
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 9, 2016


Tennessee Williams aficionados will have the chance to view one of his lesser-known works in a rare Los Angeles production this summer. Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot) directs Susan Priver, Brian Burke and Daniel Felix de Weldon in Kingdom of Earth, a darkly comic psychodrama set to open July 15 as a guest production, presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliver and Gary Guidinger, at the Odyssey Theatre.

Actors Co-Op to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 3/2-4/17
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 2, 2016


Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) announces the third show in its 2015-2016 season (and 24th year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with Tennessee Williams masterpiece SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Thom Babbes.  SUMMER AND SMOKE will preview on Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3 at 8pm and will open on Friday, March 4 at 8pm and run through Sunday, April 17 at the Actors Co-op David Schall Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.

Tennessee Williams One-Acts Wraps UW Drama's 2012-13 Season, Now thru 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013


UW School of Drama presents five one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, directed by MFA directing candidates Leah Adcock-Starr and Tina Polzin and featuring performers from the School of Drama's graduate and undergraduate programs. Previews begin tonight, May 29 at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre. Opening Night is Friday May 31 and the production runs through Sunday, June 9.

Tennessee Williams One-Acts to Wrap UW Drama's 2012-13 Season, 5/29-6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013


UW School of Drama presents five one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, directed by MFA directing candidates Leah Adcock-Starr and Tina Polzin and featuring performers from the School of Drama's graduate and undergraduate programs. Previews begin Wednesday, May 29 at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre. Opening Night is Friday May 31 and the production runs through Sunday, June 9.

The Glass Menagerie History

Other Productions of The Glass Menagerie

1945   Broadway Original Broadway Production
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1965   Broadway The Twentieth Anniversary Production
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1975   Broadway Broadway Revival
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1983   Broadway Broadway Revival
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1994   Broadway Roundabout Revival
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2005   Broadway Broadway Revival
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2010   Off-Broadway Roundabout Revival
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2013   Broadway Broadway Revival
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2017   West End West End Revival
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2017   Broadway 2017 Broadway Revival Production
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2018   Regional (US) Barrington Stage Company Production
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2022   West End London Production
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