DEATH OF A SALESMAN Wins Best Revival of a Play
Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN is this year's recipient of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.The show opened its Broadway engagement March 15 and ended its limited engagement on June 2.
Directed by Mike Nichols, the show starred Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Linda Emond and Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man) as Biff Loman. DEATH OF A SALESMAN also featured Finn Wittrock as Happy, Fran Kranz as Bernard, Bill Camp as Charley, John Glover as Ben, Remy Auberjonois as Howard Wagner, Glenn Fleshler as Stanley, Stephanie Janssen as Miss Forsythe, Kathleen McNenny as Jenny, Elizabeth Morton as Letta and Molly Price as The Woman.
DEATH OF A SALESMAN was nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play, five Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Play and three Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Revival of a Play. The production won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Revival of a Play and director Mike Nichols has been honored with a special citation from the New York Drama Critics Circle for his contribution to the theatre.
The production featured a recreation of the original ground-breaking and Tony Award-winning scenic design by Jo Mielziner, with costume design by Academy Award winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Ann Roth, lighting by five-time Tony Award-winner Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Tony Award-winner Scott Lehrer. Original music is by Alex North.
DEATH OF A SALESMAN is produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin, Stuart Thompson, Jon B. Platt, Columbia Pictures, Jean Doumanian, Merritt Forrest Baer, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, Ruth Hendel, Carl Moellenberg, Scott & Brian Zeilinger and Eli Bush.
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe