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The Glass Menagerie

Time is the longest distance between two places. Following a multi Tony Award-nominated run on Broadway, Oliver and Tony Award-winning director John Tiffany (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, Let the Right One In, Black Watch) revives his visionary staging of Tennessee Williams' heart-rending masterpiece about a family struggling to survive on hopes and dreams. A domineering mother. A daughter lost in a world of her own. A son desperate to leave. Former Southern Belle Amanda Wingfield, played by Tony Award-winning Broadway icon Cherry Jones, enlists the help of son Tom (Michael Esper) to find a husband for her fragile daughter Laura (Kate O'Flynn). But will the long-awaited 'gentleman caller' (Brian J. Smith) fulfil or shatter the family's delicate dreams? 'John Tiffany's stunning production. Be prepared to have the breath knocked out of you' New York Times 'John Tiffany conjures up theatrical magic' The Daily Telegraph 'An acute, lacerating, tender look at a family that has gone wrong' The Times 'A triumphant take on Tennessee Williams. Packed with intense psychological detail.' The Guardian A universally acclaimed creative team bring 1930's St Louis stylishly to life. With movement by Olivier Award-winning Steven Hoggett, set and costume design by multi Tony Award-winner Bob Crowley, lighting design by multi Tony Award-winner Natasha Katz, sound design from Olivier and Tony Award-winning Paul Arditti and music by celebrated composer Nico Muhly, this is a stunning and evocative production of Tennessee Williams' heart-breaking classic.


‘John Tiffany’s stunning revival. A vision of love, a strange dream of America, falling through the night. Remarkable’

Time Out



‘A heart-wrenching production. Prepare to be blown away’


Radio Times



St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

Cancellation Policy

No refunds available after purchase.

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached. Please print this voucher and present it to the box office staff on the day of the show. We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats.

Performance Times

13 Weeks Only - 26 January - 29 April 2017

Where Do I Go

Duke of York's Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BG The nearest Tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines. Leicester Square: From the station head north up Charing Cross Road and take the first right onto Long Acre. When the road intersects with Upper St. Martin's Lane turn left. The theatre is a two minute walk away down the road. Charing Cross: See the directions in the 'Train' section above. BUS There are plenty of buses operating in this area. For the Strand take buses: 6, 9, 11, 15, 23, 91 and 139. For Charing Cross take the 24, 29, 47, 176.

Duke of York's Theatre

St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

Latest customer reviews

  • The Glass Menagerie

    1 May 2017

    Absolutely superb. A beautiful and atmospheric staging of a terrific play, with excellent performances to match. A memorable afternoon at the theatre.

    Jim Hawthorne Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Intense, beautiful and poignant!

    28 April 2017

    Evocative and brilliantly portrayed. Performances and characterisation that remain with you well after the play is over - timeless and moving!

    AlisonG. Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • outstanding revival

    26 April 2017

    Beautiful new production of a classic play. Terrific performances. A very engrossing and moving experience.

    Tony Bolger Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Beautiful production

    25 April 2017

    I thought the production and artistic choices were brilliantly pulled together and breathed new life into this play. The set design and lighting was so clever and introduced a really exciting dimension. Also, the acting brought the characters to life in a highly realistic way, to the point of absolute frustration with them as people, rather than characters. The actress who played Laura brought me to tears in the second act (and on the tube home afterwards) and her position as the glue in the middle of the play was subtle but poignant.

    Martha Confirmed ticket purchaser

Latest critic reviews

  • "John Tiffany conjures up theatrical magic"

    The Daily Telegraph

  • "An acute, lacerating, tender look at a family that has gone wrong"

    The Times

  • "A triumphant take on Tennessee Williams. Packed with intense psychological detail."

    The Guardian

  • "John Tiffany conjures up theatrical magic"

    The Daily Telegraph

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