About the show
The Glass Menagerie is introduced as a memory play by narrator and protagonist Tom, who tells the story of his mother Amanda and sister Laura. We see Tom work hard to support his family, while Amanda worries about Laura’s future. With Amanda determined to find her daughter a suitor, Tom inviting colleague Jim home for dinner comes at just the right time. But will the Wingfield’s find a happy ending?
This production stars two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field (Forrest Gump, Steel Magnolias) as Amanda Wingfield and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello (Wicked, Assassins) as Tom Wingfield. Finn Wittrock (Death of a Salesman) joins as Jim and Madison Ferris, in her Broadway debut, stars as Laura Wingfield.
Tennessee Williams is one of the world’s best-known and most celebrated playwrights, known for classic and beloved stories such as A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Summer and Smoke. This production is directed by Sam Gold (Fun Home), with scenic design by Andrew Lieberman.
Tennessee Williams’ most personal work, The Glass Menagerie is a story that continues to captivate audiences more than seventy years after its initial premiere.