Tag: the glass menagerie

Sally Field on Performing on Broadway: “You’re so totally and utterly and completely alive”

Field reveals how the lack of intermission helps her maintain her energy and why she decided to return to Broadway after a nearly 15-year break.

Broadway Actor Brian J. Smith Shares How His Last-Minute Army Sign-Up Almost Derailed His Acting Career

The Army or an acting career? That was the choice Brian J. Smith faced back in 2007 when he walked down to the military recruitment office in Manhattan after a string of bad luck in his personal and professional life. “I was two months behind in the rent, I didn’t have insurance and I’d just auditioned for [a role] and was told they went with somebody else,” said the 32-year-old actor. “I figured, it’s a sign! I went to the recruitment office on West 72nd Street and was going to show up the next morning at 8 for a physical.” ... Read more

Zachary Quinto on Making His Broadway Debut: “I really am humbled by it often. I feel really grateful”

Though Zachary Quinto has been acting in theater for his entire career, it wasn’t until his current starring role in The Glass Menagerie that Quinto made his Broadway debut.  Though he’s appeared on stage in New York before — he starred in an off-Broadway production of Angels In America shortly after he starred in Star Trek — Quinto tells the Associate Press just how happy he is to fulfill his lifelong dream of finally making it “on” Broadway in New York. Quinto reveals that he sees himself as currently living nearly every actor’s fantasy.  He recalls, “I was walking to ... Read more

The Cast of ‘The Glass Menagerie’ Chat About the Upcoming Broadway Revival

The cast of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, talked to the Broadway League recently about the upcoming show. Julie James (from Sirius XM’s Broadway Channel) talked to stars Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Brian J. Smith and director John Tiffany about the show and what it means to them. One thing I could have done without? The weird background music. It sounded like the type of music from a 1950’s prank show. Uncle! Performances for The Glass Menagerie begin September 5th, 2013 at the Booth Theatre.