So now you know that tickets are on sale for THE GLASS MENAGERIE! But… you may be wondering what other amazing events are going along with it. Well not to worry because you are about to get all the info you need!!
First, on THUR APRIL 26th after the 8pm performance of The Glass Menagerie, we will be having a faculty/ guest talk-back about the production and Tennessee Williams’ famous play. Featuring an “all-star,” and distinguished panel of Fairfield University’s very own professors, and lead by Dr. Emily Orlando, this talk-back will delve into the complex world of one of the most famous pieces in the American Theatre. Starting promptly after the show’s curtain, don’t miss out on this fascinating look into the world of The Glass Menagerie.
Featuring: Dr. Emily Orlando, Moderator, with Profs. Richard DeWitt, Robert Epstein, and Richard Regan, and DiMenna-Nyselius Research Librarian and Actor, Elise Bochinski
Then, on FRIDAY APRIL 27th, Theatre Fairfield is hosting an American Studies evening. After the Friday performance, join us for an evening with members of the American Studies program. The Glass Menagerie features music composed by recent graduate Lance Boos, who will be speaking about the process of writing a musical score for Tennessee Williams. Join us for a discussion group, refreshments, and an interesting conversation about post-graduate work. Lance will be joined by American Studies Faculty Profs. Peter Bayers, Leo O’Connor, and Elizabeth Petrino.
Finally, join us after the SAT APRIL 28th evening performance of Menagerie for The Paradise Dance Hall Cabaret! Starting at 11pm, and down in the PepsiCo Theatre come enjoy an evening of singing!
Owen Corey: “If I Loved You” from Carousel
LeighAnn Albanese: “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” from Jesus Christ Superstar
Maria Mazzaro: “As If We Never Said Goodbye” from Sunset Boulevard
Molly Moran and Ashley Ruggiero: “Sisters” from White Christmas
Maggie Greene: “Astonishing” from Little Women
Michael Maio: “Try me” from She Loves Me
Katie Premus: “Quiet” from Forward
Casey Grambo: “Promise of the Morning” from Summer of ’42
If you have any questions, about any of these events please let me know.