Death of A Salesman, A New Perspective on Arthur Miller's Drama
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The last date listed for Death of a Salesman was Sunday June 10, 2007 / 2:00pm.
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There's trouble in River City! Berkeley Playhouse presents the heartwarming family favorite The Music Man. Lovable swindler "Professor" Harold Hill is trying to pull a con on the citizens of River City, Iowa. He claims he'll save the town's youth from sin and corruption by selling them instruments and helping to organize a boys' band -- despite the fact that he actually knows nothing about music. Soon, the irresistible "Music Man" manages to turn the bickering school board into a barbershop quartet, win the heart of Marian the librarian, and somehow transform into an honest man in the process. The delightful story is set to a parade of classic Broadway tunes, including "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Ya Got Trouble," "Till There Was You" and "Goodnight, My Someone." Learn More
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- “...a very strong cast…in its highly credible first wrestle with an American classic…. Sharp performances...” —<em>San Francisco Chronicle</em>
As the centerpiece of their new season, Traveling Jewish Theatre tackles an American classic: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman. Why is TJT, with its 28-year history of producing original, company-created works and new plays, taking on such a monumental and well-known iconic work? TJT Artistic Director Aaron Davidman says, “Miller’s critique of the ‘American dream’ is more timely now than ever. Using TJT’s ensemble approach, we will investigate new dimensions of the play, while absolutely respecting Miller’s text.”
Davidman will direct, and company co-founder Corey Fischer will star as Willy Loman. Fischer says, “So much has been written about why Miller chose to make the Lomans generic ‘Americans’--and leave out his own Jewish background. However, if you think of Willy as a first-generation American Jew, the play opens up in some surprising and beautiful ways.”
Fischer adds, “After years of working on new material, there’s a different kind of excitement in engaging with a work that has decades of associations and assumptions around it. We hope to challenge what people think they know about the play.”
Salesman also stars new TJT Associate Artist Jeri Lynn Cohen--a charter member of the Word for Word Performing Arts Company, and veteran cast member of productions at A.C.T. and Berkeley Repertory Theater.
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