Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in spring 2019. Further casting and dates are to be announced.
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.
But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
Sally Field made her Broadway debut in 2002 in Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? and in 2004 received rave reviews for her role as Amanda in Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie (The Kennedy Center). In 2017, she revisited the role on Broadway. Her extensive film credits include Places in the Heart; Norma Rae; Lincoln; Smokey and the Bandit, Absence of Malice, Kiss Me Goodbye, Steel Magnolias, Forrest Gump, An Eye for An Eye, Mrs. Doubtfire, Soapdish, Not Without My Daughter, The End, Hooper, Stay Hungry and Hello, My Name is Doris. She starred in both Punchline and Murphy’s Romance, which were produced by her production company, Fogwood Films. On she has received Emmy Awards for her title role in the series Sybil and for her performance in ER. She played Nora Walker in the ABC series Brothers & Sisters from 2006 to 2011 receiving an Emmy Award, a screen Actors Guild Award and two Golden Globe nominations.
Bill Pullman starred in the 2001 Broadway production of Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?, for which he was nominated for the 2002 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. He also starred in Edward Albee’s Peter and Jerry (Second Stage Theater, New York) for which he was nominated for the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. He starred opposite Julia Stiles in the 2009 Broadway production of David Mamet’s Oleanna. In 2017, Pullman starred in a wide array of film projects including Battle of the Sexes alongside Emma Stone and Steve Carrell, LBJ opposite Woody Harrelson, The Ballad of the Lefty Brown and Walking Out. He will next be seen starring opposite Anjelica Huston in Trouble, Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2, opposite Christian Bale in Backseat, and as the lead of the indie Cold War drama, The Coldest Game. Other film credits include Independence Day, Spaceballs, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Equalizer, Surveillance, The Cove, Bottle Shock, Scary Movie 4, The Grudge, While You Were Sleeping, The Last Seduction, Mr. Jones, Malice, Sleepless in Seattle, A League Of Their Own, Newsies, Ruthless People and Lost Highway. Pullman is currently in production on the second season of the hit USA television show, The Sinner.
Jeremy Herrin is artistic director of Headlong. His directing credits for Headlong include Labour of Love (Noël Coward Theatre); People, Places and Things (National Theatre/West End/UK Tour/New York); This House (National Theatre/West End/UK Tour), Common (National Theatre); The House They Grew Up In (Chichester Festival Theatre); Junkyard (Bristol Old Vic/Theatr Clwyd/Rose Theatre Kingston); The Nether (Royal Court/West End); Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (UK Tour) and The Absence of War (UK Tour). Other directing credits include the world premiere of Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies in two parts (RSC/West End/Broadway), That Face (Royal Court/Duke of York’s); Tusk Tusk, No Quarter, Hero and Kin, The Heretic, The Priory, The Vertical Hour (Royal Court); The Plough and the Stars (National Theatre, co-directed with Howard Davies); Noises Off (Broadway); The Moderate
Soprano(Hampstead Theatre); Another Country (Chichester Festival Theatre /West End); The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe); Uncle Vanya (Chichester Festival Theatre) and Absent Friends (Harold Pinter Theatre).