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‘You feel Amy Adams’ absence when she is not on stage’: THE GLASS MENAGERIE – Duke of York’s Theatre ★★★

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Amy Adams’ Amanda is a matriarch full of bustle and bristle in Jeremy Herrin’s production of The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre. She is an irritating spark to her despondent and bored son and pushes her shy, nervous daughter Laura further into her own world. And, she is such a spark that you feel Amanda’s absence when she is on stage.

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NEWS: Amy Adams to make West End debut in new production of The Glass Menagerie

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Six-time Academy Award nominated actress Amy Adams will make her West End debut in a new production of Tennessee Williams’ celebrated memory play The Glass Menagerie, the debut production from Second Half Productions, a new entertainment company founded by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O’Rahilly.

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Best of the Blogs: Education, Education, Education to Custody to Country Music

In Awards, Features, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Sticky by Lisa Martland

Carrying on a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (2-9 June 2019). Amidst her top choices are Maryam Philpott’s journey back to a time of political optimism in The Wardrobe Ensemble’s Education, Education, Education at Trafalgar Studios.

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Glass Menagerie at the Duke of York’s Theatre

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Following runs on Broadway and at the Edinburgh International Festival, Critics’ Circle Award-winning Best Director John Tiffany’s production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie has transferred to the West End. Last week, Tiffany won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best Director for last year’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. What have critics been saying about his latest offering?

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9 shows to look out for in January: The Kite Runner, The Girls, The Glass Menagerie & more

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Will it be a Happy New Year for your theatregoing? It’s crucial to get things off to a good start! Here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in January 2017 that you might want to see… Click on links to BUY tickets in the Mates Ticket Shop.

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DEATH OF A SALESMAN – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

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Dear RSC: I’d like to return this Death of a Salesman. It just doesn’t fit. Apart from its unravelling from not being a Shakespeare play in your theatres over the 23 April ‘birthday weekend’ for the first time, the ‘perfect match’ between Willy Loman and tragic heroes like Coriolanus or Lear wasn’t knit together any […]

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