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The Glass Menagerie

By Tennessee Williams
Direction by Julian Wiles

Feb. 26 - Mar. 16, 2025
Dock Street Theatre
(843) 577-7183

Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning timeless American classic, The Glass Menagerie, invites audiences into the fragile world of the Wingfield family, where dreams and reality intertwine in a tender dance. Set against the backdrop of a small apartment in St. Louis during the 1930s, the play delves into the lives of Amanda Wingfield and her two adult children, Tom and Laura. Amanda, a faded Southern belle, longs for a brighter future for her children while grappling with the challenges of the present. Tom, a frustrated dreamer and poet, seeks escape from the monotony of his job and the responsibility of caring for his delicate sister Laura, who finds solace in her collection of glass figurines. As the family confronts the harsh realities of their existence, The Glass Menagerie weaves a poignant and introspective drama that explores themes of memory, illusion, and the fragile nature of familial ties. With its rich characters and hauntingly beautiful narrative, this classic play remains a powerful and resonant exploration of the complexities of the human experience that has entranced audiences for generations.

Single tickets for The Glass Menagerie go on sale August 28. Season tickets on sale now!
Prices: Adult: $54.00 - $85.00, Senior (60+): $52.00 - $85.00, Student (ages 3-25) and Active Military: $47.00 - $85.00

Age Recommendation: For guidance on whether a show is appropriate for your party we urge you to consult our Content Guides, available for download online.

Performance Dates:
Feb. 26 Wed 7:30pm (PNC Pay-As-You-Please)
Feb. 28 Fri 7:30pm (Opening Night/*ASL Accessible Performance)
Mar. 1 Sat 7:30pm
Mar. 2 Sun 2:00pm
Mar. 6 Thu 7:30pm
Mar. 7 Fri 7:30pm
Mar. 8 Sat 7:30pm
Mar. 9 Sun 2:00pm
Mar. 13 Thu 7:30pm
Mar. 14 Fri 7:30pm
Mar. 15 Sat 7:30pm
Mar. 16 Sun 2:00pm

*ASL accessible performance is February 28 and there will be ASL interpreters on stage. ASL-interpreted performances are funded in part by The Wiles Fund for the Future and the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support for the National Endowment for the Arts.

February 26, 2025 - March 16, 2025

The Historic Dock Street Theatre
135 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401

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