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CBS Playhouse: The Glass Menagerie (1966)

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Amanda Wingfield dominates her children with faded gentility and exaggerated tales of her Southern belle past.

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Amanda Wingfield dominates her children with faded gentility and exaggerated tales of her Southern belle past.

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The original Broadway stage play "The Glass Menagerie" opened at the Playhouse Theatre on Mar 31, 1945 and ran for 563 performances. See more »

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Version of The Glass Menagerie (1987) See more »

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a transformative experience
23 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've spent 40 years teaching theatre in colleges and universities and I'm teaching The Glass Menagerie tomorrow. This production is still as vivid to me as it was the night I saw it as a college senior in 1966. I had very little interest in plays before watching this--and if one experience can be said to transform a person this did...Pat Hingle's performance was so real and remarkable--all of the confused, sad and empty sincerity of the high school hero who has found how far short life can fall from its promise...I've seen numerous performances of this play since and worked on several of them--but never been as touched, or as changed as by this one.


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