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Theater Review: Weston delivers the heart in ‘The Glass Menagerie’

Ben Jacoby and Andrea Lynn Green in The Glass Menagerie. Photos: Pedro Zepeda
Ben Jacoby and Andrea Lynn Green in The Glass Menagerie. Photos: Pedro Zepeda

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 Glass Menagerie.” And given the beauty, power and humanity of the performance, the response was entirely appropriate.