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Archive for Death of a Salesman

DEATH OF A SALESMAN at the Long Beach Playhouse

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Photo by Michael Hardy

Shirle Gottlieb – Gazette Newspapers

I can’t count how many productions I’ve seen of “Death of a Salesman” over the years — including, of course, the inevitable movie that packs the theater whenever or wherever it plays.

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Now running through June 20.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN at South Coast Repertory Theatre

Photo by Debora Robinson

Photo by Debora Robinson

Deborah Klugman – ArtsBeatLA

Death of a Salesman is about American capitalism and the price it extracts from the everyday working Joe. It’s about dreams and expectations, and what happens to someone when these go unfulfilled. It’s about honesty and the ultimate consequences extracted from those who self-deceive. And, of course, it’s about fathers and sons – that primal connection that can blight a life once corroded or destroyed.
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Now running through September 29.