[Reading] ➾ The Glass Menagerie By Tennessee Williams – Heartforum.co.uk No play in the modern theatre has so captured the imagination and heart of the American public as Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie As Williams's first popular success it launched the brilliant No play in the modern theatre has so captured the imagination and heart of the American public as Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie As Williams's first popular success it launched the brilliant if somewhat controversial career of our pre eminent lyric playwright Since its premiere in Chicago in with the legendary Laurette Taylor in the role of Amanda Menagaerie has been the bravura piece for great actresses from Jessica Tandy to Joanne Woodward and is studied and performed in classrooms and theatres around the world The Glass Menagerie in the reading text the author preferred is now available only in its New Directions Paperbook edition A new introduction by the editor of The Tennessee Williams Annual Review Robert Bray reappraises the play than half a century after it won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award This edition of The Glass Menagerie also includes Williams's essay on the impact of sudden fame on a struggling writer The Catastrophe of Success as well as a short section of Williams's own Production Notes back cover.
Thomas Lanier Williams III better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work He moved to New Orleans in and changed his name to Tennessee the state of his father's birth Raised in St Louis Missouri after years of obscurity at age he became famous with the success of.
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- The Glass Menagerie
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- 19 December 2015 Tennessee Williams