The Glass Menagerie

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Weston’s ‘Glass Menagerie’ achingly exquisite

Eric Gilde in The Glass Menagerie. Photos: Pedro Zepeda
Eric Gilde in The Glass Menagerie. Photos: Pedro Zepeda

“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 into a magical experience. The smoothness and delicacy of the production often suggests the cinematic – a fitting place for three people who cannot live entirely in the real world.