On this day, March 31st, in 1945, Tennessee Williams's play, the Glass Menagerie opened at the Playhouse Theatre. The play initially opened in Chicago, IL in 1944, where Chicago critics enthusiasm with the play helped build audiences, and thus revenue for the show to be moved to Broadway. In 1945, the play won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.
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