Immediate: October 19, 2011
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Nassau Community College Presents "The Glass Menagerie"
November 10-13 & 17-20
Garden City, NY – The Nassau Community College Theatre and Dance Department is proud to present the classic American drama "The Glass Menagerie" November 10 through 13 and 17 through 20 in the Little Theatre.
In "The Glass Menagerie," illusions make life bearable for a family abandoned by "a telephone man who fell in love with long distances." The mother cheers herself up with memories of her youth as a sought-after Southern belle; the daughter loses herself in an imaginary world of glass animals; and the son, who finds solace in the deadening effects of drink and the fantasy served up in the movies, is torn between love for his family and the need to escape before he, too, is lost. "The Glass Menagerie" was written by brilliant, prolific, but troubled author and playwright Tennessee Williams.
Performances of "The Glass Menagerie" are at 8:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. On Sunday, performance is at 3:00 p.m. Tickets, which cost $9.00 per person, are $7.00 for seniors age 55 and over. Tickets sold at the door for that day's performance are free for college students who have a valid ID. These tickets are available beginning one hour before curtain. For more information about the play or to order tickets, call the Theatre Box Office at 516.572.7676 Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
About Nassau Community College
Nassau Community College, part of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 24,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.