John Tiffany returns to the West End with his production of The Glass Menagerie, which will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 26th January to the 29th April 2017.
In his first production to hit the London stage since the hit production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, John Tiffany brings his acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams’ classic The Glass Menagerie to the West End stage for a limited 13 week season.
The production originally premiered at at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University in 2013, before a multi Tony award-nominated run on Broadway at the Booth Theater. John Tiffany’s production was given its European premiere at this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.
This fresh version of the play will see Cherry Jones reprising her Tony Award-nominated Broadway role as Amanda Wingfield, with fellow Edinburgh International Festival cast members Michael Esper (Tom) and Kate O’Flynn (Laura). Brian J. Smith reprises his Tony Award-nominated Broadway role as the Gentleman Caller.
The Glass Menagerie will see the Duke of York’s Theatre being transformed into Tennessee Williams’ St Louis of the 1930’s with the help of the designs of seven-time Tony Award-winner Bob Crowley, movement by the Olivier Award-winning Steven Hoggett and lighting design by six-time Tony Award-winner Natasha Katz.
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 iconCherry 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?
The Glass Menagerie will play at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 26th January until the 29th April 2017. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, ATG Tickets, Discount Theatre.com, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.