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Win a class field trip to see The Glass Menagerie at Roundabout

Announces a contest!

Win a class field trip to see a performance of 



By Tennessee Williams

Directed by Gordon Edelstein

Grand prize also includes Backstage tour & 2-hour pre-show workshop led by a Roundabout teaching artist at the theatre. 

Entries must be received by Friday, April 9th.

Winning classroom announced on Friday, April 16th.

“Roundabout Theater Company ’s terrific new revival of Tennessee Williams’s career-igniting play opened yesterday!” – NY Times

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with Long Wharf Theatre is pleased to announce a contest
to win a class field trip to see a performance of Tennessee Williams’ play The Glass Menagerie, directed by Gordon Edelstein.
WHO:                        7th-12th grade classes are eligible to enter.
WHAT:                      Students may create a 2-5 minute video of a scene from
                                     The Glass Menagerie.  The video may be a dramatic reading, an acted
                                     scene or a creative interpretation.
HOW:                         Submissions must be uploaded to the entrant’s own YouTube or Vimeo.com account.
                                     The entrant must send the YouTube/Vimeo.com link with the following info to:
                                     glasscontest@roundabouttheatre.org School name and address.

        1. Teacher name, contact phone number and email address.
        2. Class title/section & number of students in the class.
        3. Names of students appearing in the video.
        4. What act/scene number the video is portraying.

Signed release forms for all students involved to be presented if announced a winner.  
Form may be downloaded from www.roundabouttheatre.org/glasscontest.
By submitting to this contest you affirm that all releases have been acquired prior to submission.

DEADLINE:             Friday, April 9th at 6PM (EST) – Entries must be received.
                                     Friday, April 16th – The winning class will be notified.
1 GRAND PRIZE:     A class field trip to see The Glass Menagerie, a backstage tour and a 2-hour pre-show
workshop led by a Roundabout teaching artist at the theatre.  
5 RUNNER-UP PRIZES:      A show poster autographed by the cast of The Glass Menagerie and
the video entry submissions will also be posted on the Roundabout website.
For complete rules, please log onto the Roundabout education website at: www.roundabouttheatre.org/glasscontest .  
The Glass Menagerie opens officially on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The cast features Patch Darragh (Tom Wingfield), two-time Tony® Award winner Judith Ivey (Amanda Wingfield), Keira Keeley (Laura Wingfield) and Michael Mosley (Jim O’Connor).  This will be a limited engagement through May 30th, 2010.
In this fresh interpretation of Williams’ haunting memory play, Tom Wingfield (Darragh) sits writing in a hotel room, trying to forge his past into art. Soon Tom’s space is overtaken by the cramped apartment he once shared with his mother Amanda (Ivey), his beloved sister Laura (Keeley) and unrequited dreams as fragile as Laura’s collection of tiny glass animals. There, Tom relives the Gentleman Caller’s (Mosley) visit – the night that changed his family forever.
Generous support for The Glass Menagerie provided by the Laura Pels Foundation.

Turning our theatres into classrooms and the classrooms of New York City into theatres — that is what the Education Department at Roundabout Theatre Company does each year for more than 5,000 New York City public school students and teachers.  Through diverse educational initiatives, Roundabout strives to use theatre to deepen student learning and enhance teacher practice.  For more information: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/education.htm.

Roundabout gratefully acknowledges the following education funders:  The Aeroflex Foundation, American Airlines, Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust, Bank of America, Theodore H. Barth Foundation, Books of Wonder, Center for Arts Education, CIT, Citi Foundation, Con Edison, Cultural After-School Adventures, The Walt Disney Company, Dyson Foundation, Leah and Ed Frankel, The Hearst Foundation, The Heckscher Foundation for Children, Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Muna and Basem Hishmeh Foundation, Alan and Marilyn Korest, David and Anita Massengill, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Mellam Family Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Assembly, New York State Council on the Arts, New York State Education Department, Charles R. O’Malley Charitable Trust, The Rudin Foundation, Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation, The Honorable Jose M. Serrano, Patricia Stockhausen and Mike Emmerman, Tribeca Film Institute, The Michael Tuch Foundation, Beth Uffner, Edward W. and Stella C. Van Houton Memorial Fund, The Honorable Helene E. Weinstein.

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at http://www.roundabouttheatre.org <http://www.roundabouttheatre.org/> or at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre box office (111 West 46 Street).  Ticket prices range from $70-80.  
The Glass Menagerie
plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.  

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