What the play's about:
The story follows a Southern belle named Amanda Wingfield who lives in St. Louis with her two grown children. Amanda wishes a better life for her crippled daughter Laura and begs her son Tom to find a suitor for her. Tom invites a gentleman caller named Jim for dinner, but he causes more trouble than the family can handle.
Here's why you should see it:
1. The play was written by Tennessee Williams, who's also responsible for other amazing pieces of work.
The play has been revived on Broadway once a decade since 1965, indicating its importance in classic American theater.