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The Glass Menagerie (Broadway Revival 2013)

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Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing

Member Reviews (73)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing
86
Avg Score

80
Great acting, Great writing, Relevant, Intelligent

See it if Superb cast and acting. A classic that never gets old.

Don't see it if you have seen enough of this classic. Weird choreography of hand gestures. Odd.....

72
Dated, Disappointing, Edgy, Overrated, Slow

See it if don t know what all the hub bub is about. Saw this in the 80 s with Amanda Plummer and Jessica Tandy, it was much better then this rendition

Don't see it if you remember the 1980 s version, acting was disappointing especially Fields.

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you're interested in rock-solid performances and classic theatre.

Don't see it if you prefer complex staging.

80
Great acting, Dated, Overrated, Romantic, Slow

See it if You've never seen the play and have always wanted to.

Don't see it if You dislike this play in general. Though a good production, it won't improve your feeling about the play itself.

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Must see

See it if This was an incredible show. Everyone was fantastic.

Don't see it if You've seen this play too many times and just can't bear to see it all again.

Also Loved this show and everyone in it. Saw it first in Cambridge at the A... Read more Read less

64
Great writing, Intense, Indulgent, Disappointing, Absorbing

See it if It's a terrific, moving play. The man who played the Gentleman Caller stole the show.

Don't see it if I found the performances disappointing. Jones' portrayal of Amanda suffered in comparison to Judith Ivey's. Quinto was just wrong.

98
Absorbing, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if you are a Tennessee Williams fan, want to be mesmerized by actors, and are enchanted by a rather stark set with a few tricks up its sleeves.

Don't see it if you don't like Williams' intense family drama, prefer musicals, or want neat and tidy finales. If you want a happy conclusion, go elsewhere.

89
Great acting, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Intense

See it if you are looking for an intense dram and you enjoy Tennessee Williams' work.

Don't see it if are looking for a light hearted time at the theatre.

81
Delightful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if I didn't care much for this play, in college, but, this Broadway performance brought it to life and I was consumed and finally interested.

Don't see it if If you hate Tenessee Williams

58
Disappointing, Dated, Dull, Great acting

See it if you're a die hard Tennessee Williams fan & insist on seeing every major staging of his works.

Don't see it if you're at all indifferent to the play. I found it incredibly disappointing & trivial. I don't get what the big deal is.

90
Absorbing, Exquisite, Great staging, Masterful, Intelligent

See it if You want to see one of the classics staged in a beautiful production. The acting is superb and the story still fresh and moving.

Don't see it if Honestly, no good reason.

90
Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Intense

See it if A compelling production. Quinto and Cherry are on top of their game.

Don't see it if You don't like Williams.

90
Absorbing, Great staging, Great acting, Exquisite, Profound

See it if you love British staging; you love John Tiffany's nuanced direction (Once); you like new imaginings of the classics

Don't see it if you don't like choreography in plays; you don't like extra music to heighten certain moods

81
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Classic, Intense

See it if If you like serious works and disappointed female characters. Cherry Jones was amazing.

Don't see it if You're looking for some fluff to make you happy.

100
Masterful, Great staging, Great writing, Great acting, Exquisite

See it if you want to see a powerful drama with amazing staging and great acting.

Don't see it if you only like lighthearted shows.

96
Exquisite, Great staging, Intelligent, Intense, Great acting

See it if You're looking for strong acting, interesting production choices, & a wallop of emotion. Absolutely stunning production.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy classic American theatre & family dramas.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if You want to see a great classic with talent from every area.

Don't see it if You aren't into this play.

75
Great acting, Great writing, Masterful, But questionable direction

See it if you enjoy T. Williams; you want to see a movie star; you want to see creative sets

Don't see it if you expect this production to be true to the script's underlying meaning; direction completely ignores the homosexual theme

91
Entertaining, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Riveting

See it if You're a fan of Tennessee Williams at his best.

Don't see it if You're in the mood for riotous laughter.

99
Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Romantic

See it if you want to see an unparalleled production of an American classic performed by an exquisite cast

Don't see it if you don't like abstract memory plays or dramas

94
Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Great staging, Delightful

See it if a magical revival of a haunting play, with resonant, truthful, and soulful performances across the board

Don't see it if you don't have a time machine

80
Overrated, Intelligent, Slow

See it if you're a Tennessee Williams fan. I love Cherry Jones and wanted to see Zach so I went.

Don't see it if you don't like classic theater

84
Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of Tennessee Williams. This is one of his favorite plays. Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto and cast are excellent!

Don't see it if you don't enjoy dramas with heavy subject,

90
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you love Tennessee Williams and exquisite plays.

Don't see it if you can't afford it.

91
Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy, Must see, Heartbreaking

See it if You're up for a stark but full of feeling take on a classic play

Don't see it if You're looking for something big and flashy.

Also I've seen many MENAGERIES over the years, and this is my all-time favo... Read more Read less


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