The L.A. restaging of the Tony Award-winning production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman journeys to Boston, reopening at the Shubert Theatre in Boston Nov. 28 for a run through Dec. 10.
As at Chicago's Goodman Theatre (where the Robert Falls mounting began) and on Broadway and in L.A., the classic drama will star Brian Dennehy and Elizabeth Franz as Willy and Linda Loman. Both actors won Tonys for their work.
Following its run at Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre, the drama moved on to St. Louis' Fox, Nov. 16-21.
Dennehy is the veteran of many films, including "First Blood" and "Cocoon," as well as stage productions of Galileo and The Iceman Cometh . Franz recently appeared Off-Broadway in the Atlantic Theatre Company's production of Miles from the Blue Route. Franz created the title role in Christopher Durang's Sister Mary Ignatius..., for which she won an Obie Award. She recently performed Off-Broadway in Minutes from the Blue Route at the Atlantic Theatre Company and The Cripple of Inishmaan at the Public Theatre. Broadway credits include Brighton Beach Memoirs, Broadway Bound, and The Cherry Orchard.
Most of Salesman's Broadway cast are starring in these national engagements including Ron Eldard (Biff), Ted Koch (Happy), Howard Witt (Charley), Kate Buddeke (The Woman), Barbara eda-Young (Jenny), Kent Klineman (Stanley), Laura Moss (Letta), Steve Pickering (Howard Wagner) and Richard Thompson (Bernard). Allen Hamilton and Nina Landey replace Robert Brueler and Stephanie March as Uncle Ben and Miss Forsythe.