Monday, April 17, 2017

Broadway Grosses: No Sweat for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner as Grosses Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

Lynn Nottage’s new Broadway play Sweat, which on April 10 was named winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, reaped benefits in the week following at the box office. The work, play…

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Meet The Actor With A Disability Who Is Helping To Transform A Classic Play

Madison Ferris as Laura in The Glass Menagerie, with Finn Wittrock as Jim O'Connor. Julieta Cervantes “Laura is very different from other girls,” Tom tells his mother,…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Siegel Column – The Power of Expectations by Sandi Durell

    By Barbara & Scott Siegel   The power of expectations: Church & State and The Glass Menagerie   The way we react to a play depends a great deal upon our expec…

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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Olivier Awards 2017 – The Winners by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Olivier Awards 2017 are now underway. We'll be updating this post as the awards are underway to let you know who has won what. OLIVIER AWARDS 2017 – THE WINNERS Bes…

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Tony Awards Administration Committee meets for the third time this season by Broadway Briefing

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met yesterday for the third time this season and confirmed the eligibility of August Wilson’s Jitney, Sunset Boulevard, Significant Other, The Glas…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Theater News: Tony Eligibility for Come From Away, Sunset Boulevard, and More Confirmed

The Price, Significant Other, Jitney, and The Glass Menagerie were also discussed.

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Tony Eligibility Determined for Significant Other, Sunset Boulevard, The Price & More by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season and confirmed eligibility of six Broadway productions for the 2017 Tony Awards. The productions discuss…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Odds & Ends: Sally Field Raves About Menagerie Co-Star, Lynn Nottage at Work on New Play & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Sally Field Chats About Her Broadway Return with Kelly Ripa & Scott Wolf Oscar winner Sally Field, back on Broadway as Amanda Wingfield in Sam Gold’s new revival of Tennessee Willi…

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VIDEO: Sally Field Reveals Why She Decided to Return to Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Sally Field stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to talk about her starring role in the Broadway production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE

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Sally Field: 'I never felt that I had very many choices. Ever' by Alexis Soloski

The actor, who is on Broadway in The Glass Menagerie, talks about being typecast and struggling to find roles while balancing life as a parentLast fall, Sally Field turned 70. Her celebratio…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: Come Back, Little Sheba by Mark Dundas Wood

William Inge’s Come Back, Little Sheba (1950) seems to owe much to the plays of his friend and mentor (and probable sex partner) Tennessee Williams—and in particular to 1944’s The Glas…

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Special Reports: 5 Classic Dramas That Deserve Sequels

A Doll's House now has a sequel, so why not The Glass Menagerie?

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Glass Menagerie by Elizabeth Wollman

Hi, Show Showdown visitors!My take on the highly unconventional and mildly controversial Sam Gold production of The Glass Menagerie is currently featured on Broken and Woken, the blog a…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Sally Field, on Broadway and on a mission by Peter Marks

The two-time Oscar winner ignites her theater career in a revival of “The Glass Menagerie.”

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at the Belasco Theatre by Richard Seff

This is the play that introduced me to the writings of Tennessee Williams long ago, in 1945! That was the original production at the Playhouse Theatre on Broadway, and it contained the now l…

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Spotlight On...Gabriel Vasquez by Michael Block

Name: Gabriel VasquezHometown: New York CityEducation: SUNY PurchaseFavorite Credits: Sweeping the floor at the Performing Garage.Why theater?: Because it’s the weirdest art form! I always…

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Spotlight On...Chris O'Connor by Michael Block

Name: Chris O'ConnorHometown: Cedar Falls, IowaEducation: BFA in acting from Carnegie-Mellon University; MFA in directing from Rutgers UniversityFavorite Credits: Recent favorites for acting…

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Last Chance to See John Tiffany's Seven-Time Olivier Award Nominated Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE by BroadwayWorld

Following multiple Olivier Award nominations, John Tiffany's The Glass Menagerie enters its final weeks at Duke of York's Theatre with the last performance to be held on Saturday 29th April …

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Sacramento Theatre Company plays too rough with ‘Glass Menagerie’

Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” has always been a beautiful work of art that doesn’t require much fuss, given that the melancholy masterpiece has a certain fragility much l…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Critic's Notebook: A Wheelchair on Broadway Isn’t Exploitation. It’s Progress. by Neil Genzlinger

Some people are calling Sam Gold’s “The Glass Menagerie” manipulative. I call it vital theater.

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Fifth Annual St. Louis Theater Circle Awards • Skip Viragh Center for the Arts by Andrea

The fifth anniversary of the St. Louis Theater Circle Awards is in the books, and as always, the number of talented individuals and companies in town never cease to amaze.Congratulations to …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Review: A Real Unicorn by Michael Block

By Michael BlockFirst it was Shakespeare. Ibsen and Chekhov followed after. Even Miller has been reinvented. Now's the time for Tennessee Williams to be redefined on stage. In the latest rev…

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Take Ten: Elizabeth Pierotti by Michael Kyrioglou

ELIZABETH PIEROTTI, appearing in WELL at 1st Stage through April 23, has a theatrical history that runs the gamut of great contemporary roles, from The Glass Menagerie to…

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Flash Sale: Save Up To 49% On Tickets For THE GLASS MENAGERIE by BroadwayWorld

Following its premiere in 2013 at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, a multi Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway at the Booth Theater and a European premiere at this year…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Glass Menagerie Review with Sally Field…but no glass menagerie by Jonathan Mandell

Sam Gold, the innovative director who won a Tony for Fun Home, has cast Sally Field in a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie that doesn’t include a glass m…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

'Drag Race' Season 9 Star Alexis Michelle on Drag, Activism & Boyfriends by Justin Moran

Michael MustoRuPaul's Drag RaceMichael MustoBorn Alex Michaels in Manhattan, Alexis Michelle is a talented figure on the Gotham bar scene, playing Boots & Saddle on Wednesdays, The…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie by Sandra Mardenfeld

The Sam Gold-helmed version of The Glass Menagerie isn't for everyone (as you can see by reviews  here   and  here  ), but this stripped-down version of Tennessee William…

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Howard Sherman: Critics should learn the language of disability by Howard Sherman

Sam Gold’s production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie produced a wide range of critical responses when it opened last week, and

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

On Broadway, a great play leveled and a lesser one elevated by Peter Marks

"The Price” percolates; “The Glass Menagerie” grates

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Sam Gold Goes Gross With ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Rex Reed

No, they are not blasting for a new subway under the Belasco Theater. The noise you hear is the sound of a mortified Tennessee Williams, turning over in his grave over what pretentious hack …

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The Gentleman Caller Cometh: Finn Wittrock on the Endurance of ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Drew Grant, Drew Grant

Wittrock performs alongside the likes of David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig in Othello, and Sally Field in Menagerie.

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