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The Glass Menagerie

Life is but a dream in Gulfshore’s ‘Glass Menagerie’ “Like nothing you’ve seen before” “Eric Gilde’s masterfully subtle, withdrawn to the point of stillness performance breathes incandescent life into Williams’ lyrical descriptions of the life where a tyrannical abandoned mother and two children fight for a freedom that never comes.” “Menagerie,” swathed in cool blues...

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Naples Gulfshore Playhouse rethinks Tennessee Williams’ ‘Menagerie’ The end of “The Glass Menagerie” will not change. There will be no fast-forward of historical periods from its shabby, Depression-era apartment setting. The story will be just as painful as it has always been to anyone who has known meddling parents, unfulfilled love and family induced guilt....

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Gulfshore Playhouse Announces Cast of “The Glass Menagerie” Written by Tennessee Williams, directed by Kristen Coury, and produced in partnership with Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston, Vermont, this production of The Glass Menagerie has been praised by critics, including Jim Lowe of the Rutland Herald who said, “Director Kristen Coury has achieved this most delicate...

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The Glass Menagerie

ON STAGE: THE GLASS MENAGERIE The first full production of the 2015-16 season, The Glass Menagerie is also a first for the playhouse: a co-production with the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in Weston, Vermont. Gulfshore’s Founder and Producing Artistic Director Kristen Coury, spent part of the summer in Vermont directing the play, and has now...

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The Glass Menagerie

Theater Review: The Glass Menagerie Williams’ play is both indestructibly beautiful and fragile enough to collapse if the performances are weak. The strong acting and intelligent directing in Weston’s production honor Williams’ poignant, somewhat autobiographical story. Coury orchestrates moments of stillness and focus that resonate, especially in the play’s closing tableau.

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The Glass Menagerie Having grown up on plays by Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller and having seen many productions of their plays might make one wary of another production. However, this is not true where The Glass Menagerie is concerned. It is still as fresh and moving as it ever was. Familiar lines retain their...

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The Glass Menagerie

Weston’s ‘Glass Menagerie’ achingly exquisite “Being a memory play,” our Narrator tells us, “it is dimly lighted, it is sentimental, it is not realistic. In memory everything seems to happen to music. That explains the fiddle in the wings.” True to Williams’ vision, director Kristen Coury and her team fuse light, music and sound effects...

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The Glass Menagerie

Theater Review: Weston delivers the heart in ‘The Glass Menagerie’ How often does an audience respond with nearly a minute of silence to the closing scene of well-known play, followed by applause building to a standing ovation? That’s precisely what happened Friday at the opening night of the Weston Playhouse production of Tennessee Williams’ “The...

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Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s THE GLASS MENAGERIE Begins 8/27 As touching and relevant today as when first created, the story itself is a memory play, narrated by the restless son of an aging Southern belle. It tells the tales of a family’s schemes to find a husband for Laura, the painfully shy daughter. Weston’s staging,...