Beginning Aug. 14, Goetz and Carey will portray Willy and Linda Loman in Miller's classic drama about a 63-year-old salesman struggling for his existence. Under the direction of Joe Dowling, Death of a Salesman will officially open Aug. 20 and will play the Minneapolis theatre through Sept. 19. This production will then play the Dublin Theatre Festival, Sept. 27-Oct. 10.
The cast will also include two real-life brothers, Matthew and Adam Greer, playing Loman's sons Biff and Happy. The company also includes Matthew Amendt (Stanley), Carena Crowell (Jenny/Letta), Wayne A. Evenson (Charley), Santino Fontana (Bernard), Bill McCallum (Howard Wagner), Tracey Maloney (Miss Forsythe), Sally Wingert (The Woman) and Stephen Yoakam (Uncle Ben).
The Death of a Salesman creative team comprises Richard Hoover (set designer), Devon Painter (costume designer), Rupert Murray (lighting designer), Scott W. Edwards (sound designer), Marcela Lorca (movement), Michael Lupu (dramaturgy), Bonnie N. Raphael (voice and speech coach), Martha Kulig (stage manager), Michele Harms (assistant stage manager) and Danyon Davis (assistant director).
Peter Michael Goetz starred in the Guthrie's acclaimed version of All My Sons; he then repeated his role for a production of the Arthur Miller play at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. On Broadway the actor has been seen in Ned & Jack, Beyond Therapy, The Queen and the Rebels, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Government Inspector, Sex and Longing, The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Macbeth. Goetz's many screen credits include "Father of the Bride," "The World According to Garp," "Another You," "Prince of the City," "Glory," "The West Wing," "The Practice" and "Touched By An Angel."
Helen Carey has been seen on Broadway in The House of Atreus and London Assurance, earning a Tony nomination for her performance in the latter. Tickets, priced $14-$49, are available by calling (612) 377-2224. The Guthrie Theater is located in Minneapolis, MN, at 725 Vineland Place. For more information visit www.guthrietheater.org.