Death of a Salesman

Willy Loman is not as young as he once was, and boy is he feeling it. After half a lifetime on the road, this once successful travelling salesman is unable to keep up in a changing workplace; he’s on the brink of unemployment, and he and his wife have got bills to pay.

When his drop out son Biff moves home again, Willy decides to give success one last shot. Can he prove to everyone he’s got what it takes?

Widely considered to be one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, Death of a Salesman is about the cost of not being able to let go of the American Dream. Directed by Abigail Graham, this major touring revival of Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece sees Olivier nominee Nicholas Woodeson (The Audience, The Homecoming, Rocket to the Moon) play the iconic central role of Willy Loman.

 

““he is a very convincing Willy Loman and his performance is heartbreaking at times, he seems to find a new sadness in the role and he achieves the mixture of pity and terror so necessary for tragedy”
“a powerful performance”
BATH CHRONICLE

 

“What a treat"
“With a superb stylish contemporary set, this seventy year old play is far from dated as the basic dynamics still ring true.”
LISTOMANIA BATH

 

“An extremely good portrayal of Arthur Miller’s tragic character”
BRISTOL POST

 

“Nicholas Woodeson’s Willy, scraping together from his scrambled wits the high price he must pay for that brutal piece of capitalist wisdom, is a sight to break the hardest of hearts”

“Poignant and profound"

“a profoundly compassionate, surprisingly delicate portrayal”

THE TIMES

 

“definitely a must-see”

MORNING STAR REVIEW

 

“the real deal”

“Woodeson, with garrulous bonhomie and a marble smile, delivers a star turn Pigott-Smith would surely have been proud of himself”

DAILY MAIL

 

 

Produced by Royal & Derngate, Northampton

By Arthur Miller

Directed by Abigail Graham

Sponsored by Gama Aviation

 

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From £23.00 - £34.50

Ticket prices include £1 Restoration Levy and £1 Booking Fee

 

Please note that Band D tickets may offer a restricted view. Please contact the Box Office for details.

 

Running times

Act 1 73 mins

Interval 20 mins

Act 2 70 mins

 

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