"I don't say he's a great man…but he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He's not to be allowed to fall in his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person."
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.
Racial tensions simmer alongside those of class and family as Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke’s American dream unravels
A straight-up production with moments of real power
Audience is easily sold on fresh revival of an old great
Wendell Pierce, Arinzé Kene and Sharon D Clarke star in a revelatory reframing of Arthur Miller's play
Fresh, compassionate and ultimately devastating