Interview: Hans Fleischmann, Joanne Dubach and Walter Briggs

How do you cast a new light on a classic? Hans Fleischmann, director of Mary Arrchie’s current hit production of Tennesse Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, along with cast members Joanne Dubach and Walter Briggs, join Anne Nicholson Weber to discuss Fleischmann’s concept for the production, the avant garde elements of Williams’ original conception of the play, how film inspired their staging and the challenges facing an actor/director.

Originally published January 7, 2013 on