The Glass Menagerie, London 2022

The Glass Menagerie Tickets

Duke of York's Theatre, London
Booking to 28 August 2022
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Hollywood actress Amy Adams makes her West End stage debut in The Glass Menagerie.

Six-time Academy Award nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Amy Adams  (American Hustle, Enchanted, Vice) stars in Tennessee Williams’ heart-rending masterpiece, directed by Jeremy Herrin (Wolf Hall Trilogy, People Places and Things, This House).

Jeremy Herrin’s bold new staging explores the fragility and fallibility of memory in Williams’s semi-autobiographical masterpiece.

Amy Adams takes on the role of Amanda Wingfield – family matriarch and a former southern belle living precariously with her two children, Tom and Laura, in a space between past and present.

The Glass Menagerie tickets are booking from 23 May 2022 until 28 August 2022 at the Duke of York’s Theatre.

What is The Glass Menagerie about?

A domineering mother. A daughter lost in a world of her own. A son desperate to leave.

Former Southern Belle Amanda Wingfield enlists the help of son Tom to find a husband for her fragile daughter Laura. But will the long-awaited ‘gentleman caller’ fulfil or shatter the family’s delicate dreams?

Who is in The Glass Menagerie London cast?

The Glass Menagerie features Amy Adams (Dear Evan Hansen, Sharp Objects, Being Julia, Juno, American Hustle) as Amanda Wingfield,Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, Lady Macbeth, A Very British Scandal) and Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman, Dunkirk), who share the role of Tom at different stages,Lizzie Annis as Laura and Victor Alli as the ‘Gentleman Caller’.

Creative team

Directed by Jeremy Herrin (All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House) with set & costume design by Vicki Mortimer, lighting design by Paule Constable, video design by Ash J Woodward, casting by Jessica Ronane, plus costume designer Edward K. Gibbon, composer and sound designer Nick Powell, and design associate Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng.


Reviews of The Glass Menagerie

★★★ "Amy Adams is heartbreaking.. I loved her performance" - Daily Telegraph
★★★ "All praise to Adams" - The Times
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Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 28 August 2022
Age restrictions
To be confirmed
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance days
Evenings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


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Venue Information

Duke of York's Theatre, 45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176
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The Glass Menagerie starring Amy Adams – first look photos
Production photos are in for Amy Adams in The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre in London. The six-time Oscar nominated actress makes her West End stage debut in Tennessee Williams’s masterpiece playing Amanda Wingfield - family matriarch and faded Southern belle who tries to get her son to bring round ‘gentlemen callers’ for her reclusive daughter.  Director Jeremy Herrin’s bold new staging of Williams’s semi-autobiographical play explores the fragility and fallibility of memory. Adams is joined on stage by Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, A Very British Scandal) and Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman, Dunkirk), who will share the role of Tom at different stages of his life, along with Lizzie Annis and Victor Alli. The play's creative team includes designer Vicki Mortimer, lighting designer Paule Constable, and video designer Ash J Woodward, with casting by Jessica Ronane. Also announced today is costume designer Edward K. Gibbon, composer and sound designer Nick Powell, and design associate Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng. Amy Adams film roles include Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), The Master (2012), American Hustle (2013), Vice (2018), Sharp Objects and Dear Evan Hansen. The Glass Menagerie is booking until 27 August 2022 at the Duke of York's Theatre. Book tickets to The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre in London The Glass Menagerie production photos - first look images [ngg src="galleries" ids="809" display="pro_tile"] Photos by Johan Persson
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The Glass Menagerie – First look at Amy Adams in rehearsals ahead of London stage debut at the Duke of York’s Theatre
Rehearsal images are in for the forthcoming West End production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie starring Hollywood's Amy Adams. The play starts its run at the Duke of York's Theatre on 23 May 2022, running until 28 August 2022. Six-time Oscar nominated actress Amy Adams is making her West End stage debut in this classic American drama, playing family matriarch Amanda Wingfield - a faded Southern belle who attempts to get her son Tom to bring round ‘gentlemen callers’ for her reclusive daughter Laura.  Adams is joined on stage by Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, A Very British Scandal) and Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman, Dunkirk), who will share the role of Tom at different stages of his life, along with Lizzie Annis and Victor Alli. The play's creative team includes director Jeremy Herrin (People Places and Things, All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House), designer Vicki Mortimer, lighting designer Paule Constable, and video designer Ash J Woodward, with casting by Jessica Ronane. Also announced today is costume designer Edward K. Gibbon, composer and sound designer Nick Powell, and design associate Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng. Amy Adams is one of the most in demand actors in Hollywood, with credits including Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), The Master (2012), American Hustle (2013), Vice (2018), Sharp Objects and Dear Evan Hansen. Photos by Johan Persson Book tickets to The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre in London The Glass Menagerie rehearsals - first look images [ngg src="galleries" ids="796" display="pro_tile"]
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The Glass Menagerie starring Amy Adams confirms full creative team, releases more tickets
The forthcoming West End production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie has confirmed the full creative team for the play, which runs at the Duke of York's Theatre from 23 May 2022. Producers have also released 18,000 more tickets to see the show in London. Released due to exceptional demand, the extra seats include currently sold out performances and an extra performance on Monday 6 June at 7.30pm. The creative team for the revival includes director Jeremy Herrin (People Places and Things, All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House), designer Vicki Mortimer, lighting designer Paule Constable, and video designer Ash J Woodward, with casting by Jessica Ronane. Also announced today is costume designer Edward K. Gibbon, composer and sound designer Nick Powell, and design associate Choy-Ping Clarke-Ng. Six-time Oscar nominated actress Amy Adams will make her West End stage debut in this classic American drama, playing family matriarch Amanda Wingfield - a faded Southern belle who attempts to get her son Tom to bring round ‘gentlemen callers’ for her reclusive daughter Laura.  Amy Adams is one of the most in demand actors in Hollywood, with credits including Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), The Master (2012), American Hustle (2013), Vice (2018), Sharp Objects and Dear Evan Hansen. Adams will be joined on stage by Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, Lady Macbeth, A Very British Scandal) and Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman, Dunkirk), who will share the role of Tom at different stages of his life, along with Lizzie Annis and Victor Alli. The Glass Menagerie was first performed in Chicago in 1944 and on Broadway in 1945 with Laurette Taylor as Amanda. The Glass Menagerie will begin performances at the Duke of York’s theatre in London on 23 May 2022. It will run for 14-weeks with an official opening night on 31 May 2022. The Glass Menagerie tickets are on sale soon.
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Amy Adams to make London stage debut in ‘The Glass Menagerie’
Hollywood actress Amy Adams will make her West End stage debut in The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York's Theatre in 2022, it has been announced. Nominated for six Academy Awards the acclaimed actress will play the role of family matriarch Amanda Wingfield - a faded Southern belle who attempts to get her son Tom to bring round ‘gentlemen callers’ for her reclusive daughter Laura.  “I am so honored and excited to be a part of bringing The Glass Menagerie to the stage in the West End! I have always felt a strong pull towards the work of Tennessee Williams and to this deeply personal story. I am so grateful to be working with the brilliant Jeremy Herrin and with all of the talented cast and creative team. I look forward to the shared experience of theater. See you in 2022!” said Adams Adams, who started out her career in dinner theatre shows, is now one of the most in demand actors in Hollywood. Amy Adam's six Oscar nominations include Junebug (2005), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), The Master (2012), American Hustle (2013) and Vice (2018). The Sharp Objects and Dear Evan Hansen actress will be joined on stage by Paul Hilton (The Inheritance, Lady Macbeth, A Very British Scandal) and Tom Glynn-Carney (The Ferryman, Dunkirk), who will share the role of Tom at different stages of his life, along with Lizzie Annis and Victor Alli. Tennessee Williams’ heart-rending masterpiece about a family struggling to survive on hopes and dreams will be directed by Jeremy Herrin (People Places and Things, All My Sons, Wolf Hall, This House) and feature design by Vicki Mortimer.   Herrin called the 1944 drama “one of the best plays ever written – and probably one of the hardest plays to do because it is so fragile and poetic”. He hailed the Being Julia actress as “a class act” and a versatile performer with the nuanced approach to bring out the interior life of Amanda. The creative team also includes lighting design by Paule Constable and video design by Ash J Woodward. The Glass Menagerie was first performed in Chicago in 1944 and on Broadway in 1945 with Laurette Taylor as Amanda. The character has since been played by Jessica Tandy, Jessica Lange, Sally Field and Cherry Jones - who also performed the role at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London in 2017. The Glass Menagerie will begin performances at the Duke of York’s theatre in London on 23 May 2022. It will run for 14-weeks with an official opening night on 31 May 2022. The Glass Menagerie tickets are on sale soon.

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