By Playbill Staff
12 Apr 2012
Theatre: Ethel Barrymore Theatre
Preview: Feb. 14, 2012
Opening: March 15, 2012
Closing: June 2, 2012
Creators: Play by Arthur Miller. Direction by Mike Nichols.
Original Principal Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Linda Emond as Linda Loman, Andrew Garfield as Biff Loman, John Glover as Ben, Bill Camp as Charley, Finn Wittrock as Happy Loman and Fran Kranz as Bernard.
Pulitzer-Winning Production: Death of a Salesman opened in February 1949 at the Morosco Theatre. Directed by Elia Kazan, the cast featured Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman, Thomas Chalmers as Uncle Ben, Midred Dunnock as Linda, Alan Hewitt as Howard Wagner, Arthur Kennedy as Biff, Cameron Mitchell as Happy and Howard Smith as Charley.
Synopsis: Salesman Willy Loman finds his career crumbling and his relationships with his wife and sons severely tested in Miller's dream-like meditation on the cost of the American dream.
Salesman's Garfield visits "Good Morning America": Continued...