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Death of a Salesman archiveVeteran salesman Willy Loman is used to spending his life 'riding on a smile and a shoeshine', but recently things haven't been so good. He seems to have lost his golden touch; his grown-up sons, Biff and Happy, no longer idolise him as they used to and he is haunted by missed opportunities and a trouble past. His wife Linda is struggling to aid her increasingly disturbed husband, as she tries to hold the family together and keep Willy from descending further into desperation. But as the truth of Willy and his sons' imperfect past begins to unravel, Willy starts to lose faith in the two things he believes in: his family, and, in Miller's words, his need 'to leave a thumbprint somewhere on the world'. Death of a Salesman burst upon the international scene in 1949 and won the Drama Critics' Circle Award, the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize, becoming a benchmark for modern theatre.

Cast/Performers

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, Arinze Kene, Ian Bonar, Trevor Cooper, Martins Imhangbe, Joseph Mydell, Nenda Neurer, Jennifer Saayeng, Matthew Seadon-Young, Maggie Service

Creatives/Company

Author: Arthur Miller
Director(s): Marianne Elliott, Charlotte Sutton (CDG - casting director)
Design: Anna Fleischle
Lighting: Aideen Malone
Sound: Carolyn Downing
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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1143986092. Details of all Death of a Salesman archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2975

Archive Listings

1 May 19
to
13 Jul 19
The Young Vic
West End
Greater London

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