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The Glass Menagerie
A Noise Within

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Stage Scene LA- Highly Recommended

"...Elliott's intention to distinguish his Glass Menagerie from the thousands that have preceded it is evident from our first glimpse of a stage occupied only by a fire-escape-like staircase, a display of glass figurines, a Victrola, a manual typewriter, and most intriguingly, an empty wheelchair and narrow horizontal screen filled with black-and-white images from TV's golden era."
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Steven Stanley

Stage Raw- Somewhat Recommended

"...Design elements aside, the play honestly hinges on the portrayal of Laura. Soto appears buoyant and functional. Whether the fault of Geoff Elliott's direction or of miscasting, this Laura doesn't inspire a believable sympathy. Williams's ingenue must escape into a fantasy world because she doesn't know how to live in the real one - she is both shatteringly brittle and fiercely substantial, with a bright fire that burns within. This Laura is neither - a gregarious and conventionally attractive actress dons a slight limp, glasses, and a few "nervous ticks.""
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Vanessa Cate