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Glass Menagerie, The

Glass Menagerie, The

Broadcast: September 16, 1951
Added: Jul 17 2014

This was the world première on radio of Tennessee Williams famed play, The Glass Menagerie. 

The play is introduced to the audience by Tom, the narrator and protagonist, as a memory play based on his recollection of his mother Amanda Wingfield, a Southern belle of times long past, and his sister Laura, a shy, sickly girl who was crippled from a childhood illness. Tom wishes to escape from his life, and the story follows his efforts to do so...