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Duke of York's Theatre

St Martins Lane WC2N 4BG

The Glass Menagerie

Duke of York Theatre 3D location mapMap ©Silvermaze Ltd 2008 Duke of York Theatre photoPhoto ©Tony Reading 2008

Show Details

Preview 26th Jan 17
Opens 2nd Feb 17
Closes 29th Apr 17

Show Times

Mon - Sat 7.30 pm
Matinée Thurs & Sat 2.30 pm
Length of Show - 2hrs 40mins

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A classic viewing of all the Theatreland play houses by night. The authentic commentary, by Ben Shafik - a player himself - gives an authentic feel to the West End's theatres - and is backed by real music.
Next version will be more upbeat as, suggested, to celebrate Britannia's unbeatable heritage.
(Over 6000 viewings and all good reviews to date).
Let us know what you think.

A note from the author

I took these pictures to show off London theatres as they are seen -most often - by theatre goers, at night.

Thanks to Ben Shafik for his lighthearted and informative commentary and Fionn O'Lochlainn for the original music.

Watch out for the new version with current liveries and the names of the theatres as they appear.



Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie returns to London for a limited season in 2017. This brand new production transfers from a Tony-nominated run on Broadway, as well as a European premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival 2016 andopens at the Duke of York's Theatre on 2nd February 2017.

Full News-brief and show details to follow soon so please check back for further details.

In the mean time click on the "Red Curtains" above for booking details.


  • Cherry Jones - Amanda Wingfield
  • Michael Esper - Tom
  • Kate O’Flynn - Laura
  • Brian J. Smith - Gentleman Caller

  • Playwright - Tennessee Williams
  • Director - John Tiffany
  • Design - Bob Crowley
  • Lighting- Natasha Katz
  • Choreography - Steven Hoggett
  • Costume - Bob Crowley
  • Sound - Paul Arditti
  • Producer - Sonia Friedman Productions and Colin Callender in association with 1001 Nights Productions, Rupert Gavin, Just For Laughs Theatricals, Richard Winkler, Brian Zeilinger present the American Repertory Theater Production
© 2017 Updated 14th Dec 2020