The Tony-winning Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, starring Brian Dennehy and directed by Robert Falls, will be taped for Showtime, reported Yahoo. The cable network will tape the play's final performance on Nov. 7 and air the show Jan. 9, 2000.
"We're taking the opportunity to make a permanent record of what many consider the greatest American play, on the 50th anniversary of it s premiere on Broadway," Showtime executive vice-president Mark Zakarin said. The acclaimed revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman is now playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.It began life at Chicago's Goodman Theater, where Falls is artistic director, and began previews on Broadway Jan. 22. The show opened Feb. 10, fifty years to the day since the original production of Salesman bowed on Broadway.
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Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.