"A good example is 'The Glass Menagerie,'" Donald added. "I was asked to direct it as a co-production for the Round House Theater and Everyman, but I didn't know if anything new could be done with it. Tana said, 'Well, let's read it,' and as she reads it, I'm hearing this Amanda I've never heard before. I asked, 'What do you think of her?' She said, 'This is a woman who's fighting to save her family.' I thought, 'Here's a reason to do another production of this play; here's an approach that's not just another version of the Southern bitch on wheels.'"