Two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello star in a new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' classic memory play about a faded Southern belle and her two children. More…
Set in the 1930s, the drama tells the story of Tom, the idle dreamer, Amanda, the overbearing mother, and Laura, the innocent and frail sister. When a gentleman caller comes to see Laura one night, the evening leaves scars that will be forever imprinted on their psyches. Directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold.
See it if You are a fan of Sally Field & curious about Sam Gold's approach, rare chance to see Joe Mantello act, enjoy minimalist, barren sets
Don't see it if You revere the play & don't want to see it tinkered with, don't like minimal approaches stage lit at times just by candles, offbeat perfs
See it if Superb acting by Sally Field as the mother who wants her disabled daughter to find a husband. Loved her "costume change" & the rain effects.
Don't see it if You prefer a modern drama instead. This is a classic but feels so fresh in this version.
See it if You are a Tennessee Williams and Sally Field fan; love the play and must see every version of it.
Don't see it if You do not like a sparse set and strange stage lighting; you loved the 2013 version starring Cherry Jones & Zachary Quinto
See it if You enjoy Tennessee William's work, and love Sally Field. This was an interesting take on a classic. With an interesting minimalist set.
Don't see it if You like your classics as CLASSICS. This was played both bigger (in the space) and smaller (in the acting).
See it if You'd enjoy a modern take on a classic memory play and a production that gives a disabled actress an important role.
Don't see it if You want close adherence to Tennessee Williams stage directions.
See it if you want to see terrific and committed performances by Sally Field and Madison Ferris. Interesting creative direction by Sam Gold.
Don't see it if you don't like stripped down versions of classics. Mantello gives a strong performance & does the best he can with the role but he's miscast
See it if you love Williams. Fields & Mantello are wonderful.Staging is pretentious.Some great lines (What should I wish for?) are wasted.
Don't see it if you have a favorite version of the show and don't want this one to leave a sour taste.Set & costumes are awful.
See it if A new take on a classic. Unlike any Menagerie you've ever seen before.
Don't see it if Some of the choices didn't work for this piece. Some casting choices were downright bizarre. And Sally Field's Amanda was not good.
See it if you can get past the deconstruction of the script and like to see challenging interpretation, Sally Field is like a monstrous Albee mother
Don't see it if you are a purist who hates the thought of messing with a well written play
See it if you want to see Sally Fields play a wonderfully complex Amanda. She's riveting! I'd see Joe Mantello in anything - and wasn't disappointed.
Don't see it if you are looking for a traditional version of this play. The director reimagines Laura, and unfortunately it didn't work for me.
See it if you want to see Sally Fields in a rare Broadway performance of a classic William's play with odd casting & a truly minimal production.
Don't see it if U like traditional productions of classic plays with appropriate costumes, scenery & casting W/O trying 2 chance or fix something not needed
See it if You enjoy experimental, streamlined takes on classics, highlighting the comedy in drama.
Don't see it if You want an old-school Broadway show. You can't handle a two hour show without an intermission.
See it if you love sally field and a drama about family differences.
Don't see it if you want a musical and can't sit for over 2 hours with no intermission
See it if You'd enjoy wonderfully-acted staging of Willams' masterpiece. The acting is so good that you feel the love, pain and despair of the family
Don't see it if You expect something light and / or lavish, or if you go to theater for pure entertainment. I enjoyed more than I expected.
See it if You don't want to see just another "Glass Menagerie," but want to see a bold, striking well-acted version that exposes the emotional core.
Don't see it if You don't want to see a bold directorial and acted take on a classic play.
See it if you are a fan of the play or any of the incredible actors in this production.
Don't see it if you do not want to see a very different take on this classic and historic play.
See it if you are a huge fan of Tennessee Williams or of any of the great talented cast.
Don't see it if you prefer traditional takes on classic plays. This production is not that and not for everyone.
See it if you want to see an incredible performance by Sally Field and a thought provoking work
Don't see it if you're looking for a really light, fluffy night on Broadway
See it if Play gets minimalist treatment a la Ivo van Hove - it works by focusing on brilliant acting by ensemble but misses in evocation of illusion
Don't see it if You want a more traditional interpretation but the acting is really great so you might appreciate
See it if Casting choices by director Gold may seem jarring at first but it gives previously unexplored motivations for all characters; superb cast
Don't see it if No intermission means rest room strategy is necessary; subtle acting may not reach to rear of theatre
See it if a striped-down, text-driven production of a classic sounds like a perfect night at the theater to you.
Don't see it if you are a fan of elaborate sets (or really any set) and costumes. This play is driven by the words and performances.
See it if you would enjoy seeing Sally Field do anything, no matter how misconceived or irritating.
Don't see it if you revere the genius of Tennessee Williams and especially this beautiful heart-breaking play.