The Glass Menagerie

Later stage productions

The Glass Menagerie has had a number of Broadway revivals. Maureen Stapleton, Anne Pitoniak, Jessica Tandy, Julie Harris, Jessica Lange, Judith Ivey, Harriet Harris,[14] Cherry Jones, and Sally Field have all portrayed Amanda Wingfield.

  • May 4, 1965, to October 2, 1965, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre
    • George Grizzard as Tom Wingfield
    • Pat Hingle as Jim O'Connor
    • Piper Laurie as Laura Wingfield
    • Maureen Stapleton as Amanda Wingfield
  • December 18, 1975, to February 22, 1976, at the Circle in the Square Theatre
    • Pamela Payton-Wright as Laura Wingfield
    • Paul Rudd as Jim O'Connor
    • Maureen Stapleton as Amanda Wingfield
    • Rip Torn as Tom Wingfield
  • December 1, 1983, to February 19, 1984, at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre
    • Jessica Tandy as Amanda Wingfield
    • Bruce Davison as Tom Wingfield
    • John Heard as Jim O'Connor
    • Amanda Plummer as Laura Wingfield
  • 1989 at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Ian Hastings
    • Avril Elgar as Amanda Wingfield
    • Linus Roache as Tom Wingfield
    • Geraldine Somerville as Laura Wingfield
  • November 15, 1994, to January 1, 1995, at Criterion Center Stage Right
    • Julie Harris as Amanda Wingfield
    • Željko Ivanek as Tom Wingfield
    • Kevin Kilner as Jim O'Connor (Drama Desk Award nomination, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play)
    • Calista Flockhart played Laura in her Broadway debut. For her performance as Laura, Flockhart received a 1995 Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Actress.
  • March 22, 2005, to July 3, 2005, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre
    • Jessica Lange as Amanda Wingfield
    • Josh Lucas as Jim O'Connor
    • Sarah Paulson as Laura Wingfield
    • Christian Slater as Tom Wingfield
  • April 2008 at the Royal Exchange, Manchester directed by Braham Murray
    • Brenda Blethyn as Amanda Wingfield
    • Mark Arends as Tom Wingfield
    • Emma Hamilton as Laura Wingfield: she won a TMA Award for her performance
  • Off-Broadway at the Roundabout Theatre Company, March 24, 2010 to June 13, 2010[15]
    • Patch Darragh as Tom Wingfield
    • Judith Ivey as Amanda Wingfield
    • Keira Keeley as Laura Wingfield
    • Michael Mosley as Jim O'Connor
  • 26 January to 29 April 2017, at the Duke of York's Theatre, London
    • Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield
    • Kate O'Flynn as Laura Wingfield
    • Michael Esper as Tom Wingfield
    • Brian J. Smith as Jim O'Connor
  • February 7 to May 21, 2017 at the Belasco Theatre, Broadway[16][17]
    • Sally Field as Amanda Wingfield
    • Madison Ferris as Laura Wingfield
    • Joe Mantello as Tom Wingfield
    • Finn Wittrock as Jim O'Connor

The 2013 Broadway revival began previews on September 5 with an official opening on September 26, 2013, at the Booth Theatre and closed on February 23, 2014, following an engagement at the American Repertory Theater.[18] The cast featured Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, Zachary Quinto as Tom, Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura and Brian J. Smith as Jim and was directed by John Tiffany.[19][20] This production received seven 2014 Tony Award nominations, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Cherry Jones), Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Brian J. Smith), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Celia Keenan-Bolger), Best Scenic Design of a Play (Bob Crowley), Best Lighting Design of a Play (Natasha Katz) and Best Direction of a Play (John Tiffany).[21] and three Drama Desk Award nominations, including Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Brian J. Smith), Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Celia Keenan-Bolger), and Outstanding Music in a Play (Nico Muhly).[22]

In 1997, Kiefer Sutherland returned to his theatrical roots, starring with his mother, Canadian actress Shirley Douglas, in a Canadian production of The Glass Menagerie at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto.

In October 2016 it was announced that The Glass Menagerie would be returning to the West End, opening in February 2017 at the Duke of York's Theatre.[23]


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