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THE GLASS MENAGERIE By: Tennessee Williams Trapped within the confines of a St. Louis apartment building and the Great Depression, the Wingfield family dreams of escape: budding poet Tom envisions a future on the open seas, his sister Laura retreats from the resent into a fantasy world of glass animals, and matriarch Amanda waltzes through her past with seventeen gentlemen callers from the Mississippi delta of her youth. The future becomes the present, the present …

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…a play that makes one to think about their current situation and wonder if we too are living in our own sort of "glass menagerie" world. This play brings forth the feelings of sorrow, self-pity, and entrapment, that are common feelings that we all have , and shows that these are feelings that we all have and need to deal with. This play is a true classic and should be remembered as a lesson in life.