SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Playhouse will present the acclaimed American classic 'The Glass Menagerie', a work which playwright Tennessee Williams described as a "memory play," beginning on on March 1 and continuing through March 16.
Performances are scheduled for March 1-2, 8-9 and 15-16 at 8 p.m., with matinée performances March 3 and 10 at 2 p.m.
'The Glass Menagerie' looks at the Wingfield family -- frustrated writer Tom, his nagging mother, Amanda, who is often lost in memories of her Southern-belle past, and his painfully shy sister, Laura and the effect a visit from a gentleman caller for Laura has on all their lives.
The play premiered in Chicago in 1944 and later moved to Broadway where it won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award in 1945. 'The Glass Menagerie' was Williams' first successful play, and it catapulted him from relative obscurity to the ranks of America's most highly regarded playwrights.
The cast features Gloria Lamoureux as Amanda Wingfield, Gus Ibrany as Tom Wingfield, Emily Miller as Laura Wingfield, and Anthony Bentrovato as Jim O'Connor. The production is directed by Arnold Buchaine and produced by Pamela Wilczynski.
All performances take place at the Summit Playhouse, located at 10 New England Avenue.