Death of a Salesman (Young Vic)
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A revival of Arthur Miller's classic stars Wendell Pierce and Olivier Award winner Sharon D Clarke.

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Critic Reviews (9)

London Theatre
May 10th, 2019

This is not the first time a contemporary American classic has been made-over like this...but this ferociously powerful production is a thrilling rediscovery of a very familiar play.'
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The Telegraph (UK)
May 10th, 2019

Wendell Pierce fits well in this reinvention of a masterpiece...Seventy years on, how this masterpiece resonates and devastates afresh.'
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The Guardian (UK)
May 10th, 2019

Miller's masterwork is given urgent new life...This [production], mixing the socially specific and the dreamily phantasmagoric, depicts the duality at the heart of Miller’s memory-play with exceptional clarity.'
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The Stage (UK)
May 10th, 2019

The cast is exemplary throughout, the performances rich and moving, the production revelatory and atmospheric...It’s impressive how contemporary it feels.'
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The London Evening Standard
May 10th, 2019

Wendell Pierce is riveting in the lead...while this isn’t as bold a reinvention as Elliott’s...Company, she and Cromwell have crafted something fresh, compassionate and ultimately devastating.'
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The Times (UK)
May 10th, 2019

This revival is more than three hours long but people sat forward, rapt, especially towards the end. Pierce really is brilliant as Willy...this production is something special...'
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The Independent (UK)
May 10th, 2019

Death of a Salesman is a cast-iron classic, and this is a very solidly wrought production – not startlingly revelatory, but given an extra sheen thanks to the casting of a black central family.'
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What's On Stage (UK)
May 10th, 2019

...a transformative, brilliant staging which offers a dazzling new look at a dazzling play, demonstrating once again that Miller's words, written in 1949, can speak across ages, times and cultures.'
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