The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams

A Firehouse Production - Two weekends only!

TICKETS: 
$21.00 Members 
$23.00 Students and Seniors 
$25.00 Non-Members

Directed by:
Danielle Howard

Cast:
Mike Nilsson [as Tom Wingfield]
Stephanie Cotton Snell [as Amanda Wingfield]
Amelia Haas [as Laura Wingfield]
Johnny Le (as Jim O'Connor]

One of the greatest American plays of the 20th century, The Glass Menagerie explores the visceral bonds of family. Southern matriarch Amanda frets constantly over her two live-in adult children—the painfully shy Laura and Laura’s restless poet brother, Tom. With great cajoling, Tom brings home a possible suitor for Laura, but reality soon casts a shadow on Amanda’s dreams for both her children. This iconic, emotional and enduring family drama made Williams famous and has become a classic of the American repertoire. 

Weekend One Audience Feedback:

“I loved it! The cast was exceptional. I'm so glad I chose to see The Glass Menagerie at the Firehouse in Newburyport. It was well worth the one hour drive from Marblehead. Powerful play from one of Americas greatest playwrights. Thank you!” -James M.

“I am new to the area and this was my first visit to the Firehouse. I was impressed and pleasantly surprised by the professionalism and excellence of the entire staff. The Glass Menagerie is a difficult play and they presented it beautifully.” -Peggy M.

“The show was great! The actors were exceptional!” -Deb M.

“Thank you for a wonderful evening; excellent performances and beautiful set design.” -Ann and Arthur S.

“Every minute of the show and the over all Firehouse experience was perfection. I look forward to the next show. A perfect evening! Thank you!” -Dottie B.

“It was a excellent performance with a superb cast. I was thoroughly entertained and totally drawn into the story. Kudos to cast and crew.” -Bill K.

“I enjoyed the show. It was well done, and the music, scenery and lighting all enhanced the performances nicely.” -Cathy S.

“The acting was perfecto! I enjoyed them thoroughly. I had brought my sister from Lowell and she too enjoyed the show. I look forward to future plays!” -Deborah M.

"We loved the show! I was amazed and impressed at the talent of the four actors, they were all a perfect fit for their parts. I wasn't familiar with the story line of The Glass Menagerie and after seeing the show I am energized to find out more about Tennessee Williams and his plays. It was our first time to the Firehouse and we were fully satisfied. I loved the atmosphere of the theater itself: charming, comfortable and intimate. It was a special night for us.” -M. O'Brien

“I was delighted to see this classic of the American theater brought to poignant life by a talented team of actors, director, set and lighting designers. Williams's themes still resonate today.” -Anne S.

“My wife and I enjoyed the show very much. Very professionally done with quality acting. I can't think of anything that would have improved the performance!” -Lou M.

Tim Gurczak PhotographyAmelia Haas (as Laura Winfield)

Tim Gurczak PhotographyMike Nilsson and Stephanie Cotton Snell (as Tom and Amanda Wingfield)

Tim Gurczak PhotographyAmelia Haas and Mike Nilsson 

Tim Gurczak PhotographyAmelia Haas and Johnny Le (as Jim O'Connor)

Tim Gurczak PhotographyAmelia Haas and Mike Nilsson

 All photos:
Tim Gurczak Photography

 

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