JAMESTOWN -"The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee
Williams' timeless play, will be presented at the GTCC Fine Arts
Theatre in the Koury Hospitality Careers Center Nov. 10-12 and Nov.
All shows are at 8 p.m. in the center at 601 High Point Road on
the Jamestown campus.
General admission is $12 per ticket. Admission for GTCC employees
is $10 and $6 for students. Tickets are available through
www.gtcc.edu for $2 less than the price at the door. For more
information, call 336-334-4822, Ext. 50538, or June Guralnick at
A pre-show dinner for interested theatre patrons will be provided
by GTCC's Culinary Department at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 10 and
17. Meal reservations can be made at
The play is being directed by Guralnick, the college's new theatre
program director. "I am excited about our upcoming
production," Guralnick said. "We are involving not only
our talented GTCC students, but also wonderful community and
theatre professionals such as Jennifer O'Kelley, scenic
artist/owner of Muse Scenic in Winston-Salem. Our goal is to
provide our students with exposure to theatre artists working in
the field," she said.
"We are very pleased that Ms. Guralnick has joined our faculty at
GTCC," said Jeff Little, department chair for the Creative and
Performing Arts. "She has a significant professional
background in theatre and the arts, including past positions as
theatre arts director of the N.C. Arts Council and most recently as
executive director of the City of Raleigh Arts Commission," he
Little said, "Her plays and directorial work have received
numerous awards and grants. She's a great addition to our
Guralnick, a native of New York City, trained as an
actress and dancer. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from
State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master's of Art in
Theatre from City College of New York.
She has taught at St. John's University, John Jay College and the
Henry Street Settlement Arts for Living Program in New York.
"The Glass Menagerie" premiered in Chicago and then moved to
Broadway where it won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in
1945. The play subsequently has been produced throughout the world
and continues to be a favorite with audiences.
Guralnick said the theatre program at GTCC has presented dozens of
plays over the years, ranging from classic Greek tragedies to
modern comedies. "One of the key goals of the program is to engage
and inspire students to become active participants in the theatre
arts," she said.