Austerity turns up the pressure on the people of St Louis, for none more so than its African American community.
Crowded amongst the tenements, Amanda Wingfield demands that her two children will lead a better life.
Williams's play looks even more accomplished and well-rounded through Elufowoju jr's vision
This intriguing all-black cast tale on Tennessee Williams’s early masterpiece is spoiled by crass characterisation
This is not colour-blind casting, it’s colour-specific
In short, The Glass Menagerie is a bold new presentation of a classic, which pays tribute to the original whilst moving towards the future
Though well-directed and with a fine cast, the tragedy of this production of The Glass Menagerie is that it is a missed opportunity
The Glass Menagerie Delivers Figures Of Steel And Subtlety At Arcola Theatre
A captivating production of Tennessee Williams’ classic, re-contextualised in an African-American community, and replete with the dreamy quality of the script
Femi Elufowoju Jr’s engaging production puts an African American family at its centre but misses some of the play’s quietly heart-wringing moments