Providence Opera House
115 Dorrance Street at Pine Street,
115 Dorrance Street at Pine Street,Providence, RI 02903
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November 5, 1927
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Eddie Dowling produced the original production of The Glass Menagerie in Chicago and created the character of Tom. Laurette Taylor who created Amanda gave one of the most famous performances of the American stage in the 20th century in this play. As she was only 6 years older than he she told him repeatedly “You’re too old to be my son.” At 55 he was pretty old to be playing Tom.
He was born in and died in RI.