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The glass menagerie is a play about coming-of-age tom's maturity is demonstrated by his final decision to leave the family, a decision that is made with the awareness of the inevitable clash. In the play, the glass menagerie, by tennessee williams, williams uses many symbols which represent many different things many of the symbols used in the play try to symbolize some form of escape or difference between reality and illusion the first symbol, presented in the first scene, is the. Tennessee williams' first big hit, 'the glass menagerie,' known as the memory play, fascinated audiences for its presentation of one man's vision.
The glass menagerie review - a revival to remember for drama of family's fragility tennessee williams's memory play is boldly staged by ellen mcdougall with strong performances from a cast. The glass menagerie is a memory play by tennessee williams that premiered in 1944 and catapulted williams from obscurity to fame the play has strong autobiographical elements, featuring characters based on its author, his histrionic mother, and his mentally fragile sister laura. The glass menagerie is the american theater's most exquisite mea culpa when it appeared on broadway in 1945, it established tennessee williams as one of the country's foremost playwrights you. Glass menagerie by tennessee williams available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews no play in the modern theatre has so captured the imagination and heart of the american public as.