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Death of a Salesman

Death of an Actor

Matt Negrin | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Matt Negrin

Mandy Patinkin turned on his phone as soon as the wheels hit the runway at the airport in Fort Myers, Fla., on Super Bowl Sunday. That's when he learned that Philip Seymour Hoffman had been found dead in his apartment that morning.

Vampire Academy

Francis Levy | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

The teaser for a forthcoming movie called Vampire Academy reads, "They Suck at School." This is an ingenious triple entendre. "Attention must finally ...

'Death of a Salesman,' South Coast Rep, Costa Mesa

James Scarborough | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

Robinson's Willy and Butler's Biff shine as two men who have rejected reality, though for different reasons.

Memo to Axelrod: Mis-Underestimating Romney

Martin Lewis | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Martin Lewis

You don't make hundreds of millions of dollars buying and selling companies without being a slick salesman. Saying whatever you have to say to make "the sale". Fact-checkers be damned. The salesman doesn't care after he has your money... (Or vote.)

We Are All Traveling Salesmen

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D.

Death of a Salesman's is the canonical narrative of American capitalism. Someday, we may look back and credit it not only for exposing the fraudulence of the American dream but also for making space for a new and better culture of capitalism.

The Defiant Capitalist Returns

James Campion | Posted 07.18.2012 | Entertainment
James Campion

Death of a Salesman is a good as modern tragedy gets and its current revival proves it.

'Death Of A Salesman'

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Wilborn Hampton

Of the half dozen or more Willys that I have seen, including the most recent Broadway incarnations, the only one to instill genuine sympathy for this otherwise deluded blowhard is the current one, Philip Seymour Hoffman.

What Do Mike Nichols and Multi-faith TV Have in Common?

David Tereshchuk | Posted 07.11.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Two media talkathons grabbed me this week -- each very different, though their messages chimed together in an intriguing way.

Neverending Story: 'Death Of A Salesman'

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — A man works for decades and can barely scrape together enough pennies to fix his fridge. He shuffles into his home late after fruitle...

Here's To The Luminaries Who Lunch For Mike Nichols!

Liz Smith | Posted 06.24.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

I mean, what if "the bomb" dropped and wiped out Barry Diller, Mike Nichols, Diane Sawyer, Anna Wintour, or the distinguished cast of the current cultural historical Broadway hit "Death of a Salesman"?

Laura Rowley

Mike Nichols Honored In New York For 'Death Of A Salesman' | Laura Rowley | Posted 05.29.2012 | Fifty

Mike Nichols, director of the critically acclaimed Broadway production of “Death of a Salesman,” was honored at a lunch in New York Monday. The pl...

Not for Debate: Commerce Is Paramount

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.30.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

The tightly woven strands of finance and trade throughout our American consciousness give a special and extraordinary power to that classic of US theater, Arthur Miller's Death of Salesman.

Why Death Of A Salesman Feels Hauntingly Familiar

Laura Rowley | Posted 05.26.2012 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

This past weekend I went to see "Death of a Salesman" on Broadway. When we exited the theater, my friend Bill turned to me and said, "Well, that was a Post 50 story."

Q&A: Linda Emond on "Death of a Salesman," Working With Mike Nichols, and Life Being "Temporary"

ARTINFO | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts

Linda Emond has been an "actor's actor" and a critical darling since she made her New York stage debut, in 1996, in Leslie Ayvazian's "Nine Armenians...

PHOTOS: Death Of A Salesman Opening Night On Broadway

Posted 03.16.2012 | New York

In one of the most highly anticipated Broadway revivals to date, director Mike Nichols takes on Arthur Miller's classic American play, "Death of a Sal...

Next Spider-Man Makes Broadway Debut

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- In the last months before he becomes a household name, Andrew Garfield has decided to hide in plain sight. The British-raised actor, who ...

'Spider-Man' Star Takes A Turn On Broadway

Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

Andrew Garfield is taking a page from Daniel Radcliffe's playbook -- star as the hero of a huge film franchise, and when said film comes out, also be ...

Trifecta Interview: Michael Cuesta Directs Ron Eldard and Jill Hennessy in The Roadie: Queens, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

The adage, "You can't go home again," isn't completely true. You can go home again, but it's going to involve serious heartbreak, a coke binge, multiple altercations, confronting uncomfortable truths and your own mother slapping your just-punched face.

Death of a Salesman

Richard Klass | Posted 07.04.2011 | Books
Richard Klass

The main character in the play, Willy, never had the charisma or success that he craved while, in some perverse way, Osama did. But both were traveling salesmen living on pat successes and both were ultimately failures.