Watford Palace Theatre Company and Arcola Theatre present

The Glass Menagerie

By Tennessee Williams Director Femi Elufowoju, jr Designer Rebecca Brower Lighting and Video Designer Arnim Friess Sound Designer Yvonne Gilbert Dialect Coach Joel Trill Movement Director Kemi Durosinmi

“A fire-escape landing’s a poor excuse for a porch.”

Summer, 1937. Austerity turns up the pressure on the people of St Louis, for none more so than its African American community.

Crowded amongst the tenements, Amanda Wingfield demands that her two children will lead a better life.

Femi Elufowoju, jr directs a radical new interpretation of Tennessee Williams’ shattering play.

Audio Described: Sat 18 May, 2.30pm

Captioned: Thu 16 May, 7.30pm

Please note there will be smoking on stage during this performance.

MONDAY 13 MAY, 5PM American Afternoon Tea Join us after the performance for tea, good food and good company. Suggested donation £5.

SATURDAY 18 MAY, Jazz Music in the Bar Come and enjoy some live jazz music after the evening performance in our Cafe Bar. Join Guitarist Edison Herbert and Bassist Neville Malcolm who will be playing jazz classics starting from 9.45pm until 11.10pm.

Interview with Director Femi Elufowoju jr



Michael Abubakar
Michael Abubakar Tom
Lesley Ewen
Lesley Ewen Amanda
Charlie Maher
Charlie Maher Jim
Naima Swaleh
Naima Swaleh Laura








The ensemble cast is great, the performances strong. The Stage


Box Office 01923 225671


Previews: £16
Weekday evenings & matinees: £22.50, £20, £16
Friday & Saturday evenings: £26.50, £24, £19.50
Concessions: £2 off
Senior Citizens: £13.50 on matinees
Rumour/16-25: £5
Friends of the Theatre: 10% off

Q&A: Thursday 9 May at 7.30pm