By Adam Hetrick
27 Sep 2013
|Photo by Michael J. Lutch|
Williams' poignant 1945 memory play about an overbearing mother and her fragile daughter, a relationship inspired by his own mother and sister, returns to Broadway after a premiere at the American Repertory Theater last winter. Critics praised that production.
For this new staging, Tiffany and designer Crowley created a series of platforms depicting the Wingfield apartment, which appear to float over glimmering pools of black liquid. The Glass Menagerie is scheduled to play a 17-week run through Jan. 5, 2014. This is the seventh staging of The Glass Menagerie to be produced on Broadway.
The cast features Jones (The Heiress, Doubt ) as Amanda Wingfield, Quinto (Angels in America, "Star Trek") as narrator son Tom, Keenan-Bolger (Peter and the Starcatcher, Spelling Bee) as sister Laura and Brian J. Smith (The Columnist, Come Back Little Sheba) as the Gentleman Caller.