The highly acclaimed, sold-out 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, with a press night on 4 November 2019.
Tickets for Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre go on general sale on 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 20th 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 Elliott and 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.
Wendell Pierce’s theatre credits include Cost of Living (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Queenie Pie (Kennedy Center), The Piano Lesson (Walter Kerr Theatre), Serious Money (Royale Theater) and The Boys of Winter (Biltmore Theatre), The Good Times are Killing Me (Minetta Lane Theatre), Tis a Pity She’s A Whore, Cymbeline, Two Gentleman of Verona (Joseph Papp Public Theater), The Cherry Orchard (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Broke-ology (Lincoln Center) and Fences (Pasadena Playhouse). Pierce is also a Tony Award winning producer of Clybourne Park.
Sharon D. Clarke recently won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Caroline, Or Change (Chichester Festival Theatre/Hampstead Theatre/Playhouse Theatre). Her other theatre credits include Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, The Amen Corner – for which she won an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress (National Theatre), Ghost The Musical (Piccadilly Theatre), The Life (Southwark Playhouse), Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre), We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre) and the forthcoming Blues in the Night at Kiln Theatre.