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The Glass Menagerie Tickets

Alexandra Palace TheatreLondon
Bear witness to Tennesse William's semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Glass Menagerie.
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Atri Banerjee’s acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, first seen at the Royal Exchange Theatre, comes to Ally Pally Theatre, starring Geraldine Somerville (Gosford Park) as Amanda.

Tom escapes a suffocating home life through cigarettes and long visits to the movies while his sister, Laura, withdraws into her records and collection of glass animals. But their mother, Amanda, harbours dreams for them far beyond their shabby apartment. When Tom brings home a potential suitor for Laura, Amanda seizes the opportunity to try and change their fortunes forever.

The Glass Menagerie is a poetic portrayal of a family on the brink of change. This intimate and intense memory play explores the complex web of love and loyalty that binds families together.

★★★★ ‘Stylish, wild, gloriously romantic. Geraldine Somerville brings out the wince-inducing comedy.’ – The Independent ★★★★ ‘Tennessee Williams meets Whitney Houston. Tremendous.’ – The Observer ★★★★ ‘Halfway between memory, dream and something entirely imagined. Heart-wrenching.’ – The Telegraph ★★★★ ‘Astonishing refresh upturns a delicate classic’ – The Guardian ★★★★ ‘Moving and magical’ – Daily Mail

Running time: Approx. 2hrs 40mins, incl. interval Age restriction 12+ (under 16s to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21)

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