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Arcola Theatre, London4.427 reviews
Femi Elufowoju Jr directs this bone-chilling reimagining of Tennessee Williams' brilliant play, The Glass Menagerie.

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London's Arcola Theatre presents a new and innovative take on The Glass Menagerie, the compelling play by Tennessee Williams that is widely considered to be one of the best-written plays of our generation. Following a highly anticipated premiere at the Watford Palace Theatre on 2 May 2019, the Femi Elufowoju-directed play will transfer on 11 May 2019 to the Arcola Theatre in Hackney's East London, a venue widely known for its low ticket prices!

Off-West End Award-nominated Femi Elufowoju Jr directs The Glass Menagerie

Critically acclaimed director and frequent Arcola Theatre collaborator Femi Elufowoju Jr steps behind the director's helm for this radical interpretation of The Glass Menagerie. Elufowoju Jr's most recent production at the Arcola Theatre was the highly praised production of The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, for which he was nominated for Best Director at the 2018 Off-West End Awards. His other works include Bonnie Greer's The Hotel Cerise and Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky, both of which received rave reviews.

Elufowoju Jr is also known for working with such big-name theatre directors as Annabel Arden, Annie Castledine, John Retallack, Jude Kelly, Nicholas Hytner, Sir Richard Eyre, and Yvonne Brewster, and his various works under his directorship have run at such venues as the Royal Court Theatre, Royal National Theatre, Soho Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, and many more.

What is Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie about?

The play is set in St. Louis in the summer of 1937 following the aftermath of the 1929 Stock Market Crash. In an African American community, tensions rise as families struggle to cope with The Great Depression. Amongst them is Amanda Wingfield, who rejects this impoverished life and refuses to let her children lead a life of devastation and despair. The compelling story of The Glass Menagerie, now armed with Femi Elufowoju's legendary new vision, will leave you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. This is The Glass Menagerie like you've never seen or read it before!

The Glass Menagerie is set to take the West End by storm!

You don't want to miss this sure-fire summer hit! Book your affordable tickets to The Glass Menagerie at the Arcola Theatre in London and secure the best seats in the house! At such low prices, The Glass Menagerie tickets will not last!

Additional Information

Age restriction

To be confirmed.

Running time

2hr 15min (inc. interval)

Performance dates

23 May – 13 July 2019

Venue Information

Arcola Theatre24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL

Customer Reviews

27 reviews4.4


A great production in a cool setting. Fabulous actors playing Tom and Amanda.

Dimple Patel14th July

The set was beautiful and worked well with the play theme. Characters were wonderfully portrayed. Would highly recommend.

Clare Meadows12th July

Entertaining , well thought out . Amazing theatre

Mrs A C Wilson7th July

Well acted but sad the director felt it necessary to change certain words which changed its historical impact somewhat

Customer6th July

Very good play! Great acting!

anna janaszek5th July

The main character was phenomenal.

Dennis Valentine4th July

Excellent performances by all

Stephanie Baho30th June

The play was performed well. Very intimate setting which seemed perfect for this play...loved it.

Jon Davies28th June

Plucky performances but play a museum piece.

Cassidy Noble24th June

Brilliant set and design, and the acting was powerful as well. The script is absolutely beautiful and the space itself was also lovely and intimate. A moving, well-produced show.

Blaire Perel19th June

Cast needs to seriously work on their American accents, especially Laura. Honestly a terrible rendition of one of my favorite plays, very disappointed.

Keith18th June

I did not anticipate being so up close to the actors. It made for a truly unique and enjoyable occassion. The 3 actors carried to the show so well. I hope for all the best for the actors. I would highly recommend the show.