directed by Preston Lane
Handle with care.
Memories as fragile as glass are tossed into the air in Tennessee Williams’ first great masterpiece. Dreams meet reality and love becomes desperate in a shimmering drama of a family on the edge. Tom struggles in a modern day world while his mother holds tight to a fantasy of Southern gentility and his sister hides amongst the glistening crystalline creatures she collects. With an edge as sharp as broken glass, the play cuts deep into the longing of human hearts.
Here’s a question for long-time theater buffs: What if Tom Wingfield, Tennessee Williams’ pseudonymous narrator inTHE GLASS MENAGERIE, had gone on to be a filmmaker instead of a writer—one whose ghostly, black and white footage from his memories keeps shifting between a profound sense of intimacy and a much cooler reserve?
Triad Stage in downtown Greensboro has reached a milestone by launching it's 10th season of shows for the community.
Since purchasing and renovating the former Montogomery ward building built back in 1936, they've transformed not only the 5-story building, but also the way theater goers in the Triad view the arts.
Triad Stage kicked off its 10th season on September 10 with an unforgettable opening night performance of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. The 1944 play lives in a world of memory - making both its content and style a complex and daunting play to produce. However, artistic director Preston Lane rose to the challenge, and presented a play straying from popular realistic portrayals and truly paying homage to the playwright's original vision.
The Tennessee Williams classic, The Glass Menagerie, is a play that has been done to death. However, the Triad Stage production brings it to a whole new glittering life. This sensational production, which opened on Sunday, Sept. 5th, twists and warps the classic in a truly amazing wa
Chances are, you've seen Tennessee Williams' 'The Glass Menagerie' on-stage or on-screen before. But you've probably never seen it done like you will at Triad Stage.
To kick off its 10th season, Triad Stage is taking a unique approach to set design and lighting.