NEWS: Young Vic production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman to transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre

 

The Young Vic production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre from 24 October 2019 to 4 January 2020.  

Tickets for Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre go on general sale on Thursday 13 June 2019, with 200 tickets available at £15 at each performance.

Following her recent award-winning successes on Company and Angels in America, Marianne Elliott co-directs Death of a Salesman with Miranda Cromwell, who worked as Associate Director on both shows. Together, they bring a unique vision to one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, seen through the eyes of an African-American family.

Wendell Pierce, who is best known for his roles in The Wire and Suits, will reprise his revelatory performance as Willy Loman with the Olivier award-winning Sharon D. Clarke reprising her heart-rending performance as Linda Loman.  Full cast to be announced.

Joining directors Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell on the creative team are designer Anna Fleischle, lighting designer Aideen Malone, sound designer Carolyn Downing, composer and musical director by Femi Temowo; with fight direction and additional movement support by Yarit Dor and casting by Charlotte Sutton CDG.

Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was born in New York City and studied at the University of Michigan.  His plays include All My SonsDeath of a SalesmanThe CrucibleA View from the BridgeAfter the FallIncident at VichyThe American ClockBroken GlassMr. Peters’ Connections, and Resurrection Blues. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1949. Other works include the novel Focus, the screenplay The Misfits, the memoir Timebends, and texts for the books In RussiaIn the Country, and Chinese Encounters, in collaboration with his wife, photographer Inge Morath. Newly published collections include CollectedEssays and Presence: Collected Stories.

Tickets on sale 13 June 2019.

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