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Wendell Pierce as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. Photo by Brinkhoff/Mögenburg

Death of a Salesman

By Arthur Miller
Directed by Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell

Monday - Saturday: 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday Matinees: 2.30pm

Please note that this performance contains smoking.

Running Time: Approximately 3 hours with an interval.

£10 Tickets for the following week are released online at midday every Thursday.

CAN'T FIND TICKETS? Don't worry, Death of a Salesman will transfer to the West End's Piccadilly Theatre in October 2019! MORE INFO

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CAN'T FIND TICKETS? Don't worry, Death of a Salesman will transfer to the West End's Piccadilly Theatre in October 2019! MORE INFO

★★★★★ 'This masterpiece resonates and devastates afresh' Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ ‘A fresh revival of an old great’ The Times

★★★★★ ‘Fresh, compassionate and ultimately devastating.’ Evening Standard

★★★★★ ‘This superb production is a revelation’ Financial Times

★★★★★ ‘Brilliantly reimagined. Powered by a phenomenal cast. Stunning’ Time Out

★★★★★ ‘A vital, truthful and vivid production and the latest surefire hit from this remarkable team.’ WhatsOnStage

"I don't say he's a great man…but he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. He's not to be allowed to fall in his grave like an old dog. Attention, attention must finally be paid to such a person."

Following her recent award-winning success for Company and Angels in America, Marianne Elliott co-directs with Miranda Cromwell, (Associate Director on Company and Angels in America), bringing a unique vision to one of the greatest plays of the twentieth century, seen through the eyes of an African American family. 

Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Suits, Selma) makes his UK stage debut as Willy Loman, with Olivier Award-winning Sharon D. Clarke as Linda Loman and Arinzé Kene (Misty, Been So Long) as Biff Loman. They are joined by Ian Bonar as Bernard, Trevor Cooper as Charley, Martins Imhangbe as Happy Loman, Joseph Mydell as Ben Loman, Nenda Neurer as Letta, Jennifer Saayeng as Miss Forsythe, Matthew Seadon-Young as Howard Wagner and Stanley, Maggie Service as The Woman and Jenny and Femi Temowo as Willy Loman's Father and Musician.

Top tips to find tickets

There are still a few ways you can see this critically-acclaimed production:

Check online for returned tickets

Occasionally we get tickets returned to us that we can put back on sale, so it is worth checking our website regularly for availability, even after we've sold out.

Come down and join the returns queue

If you're able to travel to the theatre, we operate a returns queue from one hour before each performance. If tickets become available just before the performance then we'll offer them to the queue at full price on a first-come-first-served basis.

Book for the West End transfer

Death of a Salesman will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre from 24 Oct 2019 for a limited 10 week run. Young Vic Friends Priority Booking opens at 10am on Monday 10 June. Beat the queues and Become a Friend today from just £35 a year. 

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Audio Introduction Notes

Directors Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell

Designer Anna Fleischle

Lighting Designer Aideen Malone

Sound Designer Carolyn Downing

Composer/Musical Director Femi Temowo

Casting Director Charlotte Sutton CDG

Voice and Dialect Coach Hazel Holder

Fight Director and additional Movement support Yarit Dor

Hair and Wigs Designer Susanna Peretz

With Ian Bonar, Sharon D. Clarke, Trevor Cooper, Martins Imhangbe, Arinzé Kene, Joseph Mydell, Nenda Neurer, Wendell Pierce, Jennifer Saayeng, Matthew Seadon-Young, Maggie Service and Femi Temowo

Audio described performance 11 Jun, 7.30pm

Captioned performance 20 Jun, 7.30pm

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