'Glass Menagerie' is ready for its debut in Edinboro

Play will run until March 29

By Elizabeth Diaz/BoroOnline.com

Tennessee Williams' play Glass Menagerie is being staged at the Diebold Center for the Performing Arts in Edinboro starting Thursday, March 19. Regarded as Williams' most evocative play The Glass Menagerie premiered in 1944 in Chicago and has remained a timeless drama.

The Glass Menagerie is a story of loneliness and failed dreams set in 1937 in St. Louis. Narrated by the main character, Tom Wingfield, this four-character play focuses on the individual lives of a family who are living in their past and struggle to move forward.

The play will run until March 29. Tickets are free for Edinboro University students; $5 for faculty, staff and President's Pass holders; and $10 for general admission.

Performances are scheduled at: 7:30 p.m. on March 19-21 and 26-28; and 2:30 p.m. March 22 and 29.