Event The Glass Menagerie
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Venue Bridge Theatre, Coniston, NSW
First Date 1982
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Amanda Wingfield is a faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility who lives in poverty in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura. Amanda strives to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives of her children, though her methods are ineffective and irritating. Tom is driven nearly to distraction by his mother's nagging and seeks escape in alcohol and the unrealistic world of the movies. Laura also lives in her own illusions. She is crippled, and this defect, intensified by her mother's anxiety to see her married, has driven her more and more into hersel
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Name Function Notes
Paul Hunt Actor
Geoff Morrell Actor
Katherine Thomson Actor
David Vance Composer
William Pritchard Designer
Des Davis Director
Peter Gossner Lighting Designer
Tennessee Williams Playwright
Judy Armstrong Stage Manager
Text Nationality United States of America
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Web www.dollee.com
Event Identifier 74247