At left, Arthur Miller steps out for the current call at the Nov. 15 opening night performance of the Williamstown revival of The Price. At right, the cast of The Price, Bob Dishy, Harris Yulin, Jeffrey DeMunn and Lizbeth Mackay, take their bows.
The current Broadway revival of Miller's The Price began life at Williamstown Theatre Festival in the summer of 1999 before transferring to the Royale Theatre Oct. 29. The 1967 tale of two brothers rooting through their dead father's belongings stars DeMunn, Dishy, Mackay and Yulin with direction by actor James Naughton (Chicago).
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.