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K-State Today

September 26, 2016

'The Glass Menagerie' opens in the Purple Masque Theatre

Submitted by Kim Belanger

Glass Menagerie

Kicking-off the K-State Theatre and Dance season is "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Jennifer Vellenga at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 2 and Oct. 6-8; and at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 in the Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium. 

Amanda Wingfield is a faded remnant of Southern gentility who lives in poverty with her son, Tom, and daughter, Laura. Amanda struggles to give meaning and direction to her life and to the lives of her children. Tom and Laura attempt to escape reality through their own distractions and illusions. The family and their inner worlds are shaken by a dinner guest.

Tickets are $16 for the general public, $14 for seniors, military, faculty and staff, and $11 for students and youth. They can be purchased at the new online K-State Theatre and Dance box office, by phone at 785-236-8638, or one hour prior to showtime in the performance venue.

All tickets, regardless of purchase method, are free from convenience fees and sales tax is included.

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