A string of projects followed, including Generation, Three, The Glass Menagerie, The
Great Gatsby, Capricorn One, Eagle's Wing and Heaven's Gate.
Bruce's theatre work includes Manchester Royal Exchange productions of Antigone, The Glass Menagerie, The
Revenger's Tragedy and Antony And Cleopatra.
Even as it would be a concession to Tom's choral function, though, unlike the choruses of ancient Greek tragedy, Tom is a chorus of one; and, at the end of The Glass Menagerie, the
individualistic Tom abandons the stage, or his family, whereas the socially-minded Greek chorus never deserted the stage and its fellow citizens.
Mari is the sort of brassy Mother Bulldozer whom gay playwrights have fetishized since the year one: Think The Glass Menagerie, The
Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, and Gypsy.
In the published version of The Glass Menagerie, the
opening description of the Wingfield apartment in "one of those vast hive-like conglomerations of cellular living-units" clearly situates it on Enright Avenue, where the events of Menagerie actually took place in 1933.