The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
A homeless man living on the streets of St. Louis, post-WWII, navigates through the gritty back alleys of his imagination to the events that led to his ultimate demise. LA-based Jeff Award winning ensemble member Hans Fleischmann returns to Mary-Arrchie for this re-imagining of Tennessee Williams’ classic memory play. Chicago musician Daniel Knox composes an original score. Daniel has performed with David Lynch, Jarvis Cocker, and at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center with Rufus Wainwright.
Directed by Hans Fleischmann
Featuring an Original Score by Daniel Knox.
Cast: Walter Briggs, Maggie Cain, Joanne Dubach & Hans Fleischmann
Production Team: Rudy Galvan (asst. direction/dramaturg), Andrew Donnelly (stage mgmt), Matthew Gawryk (lights), Anna Henson (projections), Daniel Knox (composer), Grant Sabin (set), Stefin Steberl (costumes), Joe Court (sound design), Ariana Soloway (props), Gaby Labotka (rehearsal assistant), Mark Hackman (choreography).
JEFF AWARD WINNER FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, WALTER BRIGGS!
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DECEMBER 9th, 2012 through February, 17th 2013. REMOUNT NOW PLAYING thru July 28th, 2013
“If the best-of-the-year lists were not already signed, sealed and delivered, I’d be ripping them into shreds. Fleischmann’s production…is not to be missed.” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune (4 STARS!)
“The dark despair with twinkling beauty will linger with you long after you leave the theatre. THE GLASS MENAGERIE is handcrafted and one-of-a-kind. This innovative production is a must see!” – Katy Walsh, Chicago Now
“But the underlying emotional truth of his troubled and troubling family is always disarmingly evident, thanks to meticulous, perfectly pitched performances from everyone in Fleischmann’s remarkable cast.” – Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader
“thanks largely to the commendable cast and creative scenic design, the intimate, unpolished show taking place in the cozy Angel Island Theater manages to be the most affecting version yet.” – Melody Udell, Chicagoist
“”you’ve probably never experienced Tennessee Williams’s ubiquitous drama like this.” – Oliver Sava, TimeOut Chicago