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  • The Glass Menagerie, Audio Described Performance at the Everyman, 24th August 2023

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    The Everyman is proud to present Tennessee Williams’ classic play, The Glass Menagerie.

    An unremarkable apartment, 1930’s St. Louis, Missouri.

    Amanda, a force to be reckoned with despite how she might appear, clings to the romance of her past whilst ardently aspiring to a better future for her children. Her daughter Laura, left fragile by a childhood illness, shies away from the outside world, and dedicates herself to her glass menagerie; whilst her son Tom, a poet and the play’s narrator, longs to escape his warehouse job and the suffocation of his existence.

    Hope delivered in the arrival of a “gentleman caller” is inevitably shattered, but memories are not so easily demolished.

    The Glass Menagerie propelled Tennessee Williams to fame. Award-winning theatre director Emma Jordan returns to The Everyman stage with this new production following the success of The New Electric Ballroom by Enda Walsh (Gate Theatre) earlier this year.