Gorilla Theater

Austin Bouchard as Jim and Crystal Day as Laura in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie at Gorilla Theater. Image: Jack Rakes

ARTS Pick: The Glass Menagerie

Stark vision: Tennessee Williams arrived as a playwright when The Glass Menagerie premiered in Chicago in 1944, and then quickly moved to Broadway where it won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award in 1945. Williams’ semi-autobiographical story of a struggling family, set in a St. Louis apartment, gets a stripped-down black box treatment by […]

ARTS Pick: Summer shorts

Founded in 2011, Gorilla Theater stresses the troupe’s efforts at comprehensive inclusion, and with Summer Shorts 2018, that quest includes UVA students. In this production, the theater’s core players work together with student performers and directors to put on shows ranging from the whimsical to the surreal to the intensely dramatic. Through Sunday, August 5. […]