The Glass Menagerie
by Tennessee Williams
March 11-27, 2016
7:30pm March 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26
2:00pm March 13, 20, 27
Des Moines Social Club's Kum & Go Theater
9th and Cherry St., Des Moines
A drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty, THE GLASS MENAGERIE is one of the most famous plays of the modern theatre. It was the first major success of Tennessee Williams, winning the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award in 1945, and launching Williams' career as among the best 20th Century playwrights in the world. Semi-autobiographical, The Glass Menagerie is a memory play from the narrator, Tom Wingfield, who lives with his mother, Amanda, and disabled sister, Laura, in a dingy St. Louis apartment. The Wingfields are a faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility. The world of illusion that each character strives to create in order to make life bearable crashes around them with the arrival of the Gentleman Caller.
Amanda - Jami Bassman*
Tom - Benjamin Sheridan*
Laura - Katy Merriman*
Jim - Taylor Diles
Director - Karla Kash
Production Design - Jay Jagim*
*denotes RTI company member
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Repertory Theater of Iowa is honored to have received 5 Cloris Awards!
Best Play - "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Best Actor - Mark Gruber in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Best Actress - Kim Grimaldi in "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Best Lighting Design - Jay Jagim for "The Diary of Anne Frank"
Best Scenic Design - Jay Jagim for "The Diary of Anne Frank"
Congratulations to our nominated RTI Company Members. We also want to offer our congratulations to all of the nominees and winners of the inaugural Cloris Awards.
To view a full list, check out the Des Moines Register's announcement article.