The Broadway transfer of the 2019 West End production of Death of a Salesman, which will begin its 17-week engagement at the Hudson Theatre September 17 prior to an official opening October 9, is partnering with TodayTix to offer day-of $35 rush tickets via the TodayTix app.
A limited number of rush tickets will be released on a first‑come, first‑served basis in the TodayTix app at 9 AM on performance days. Tickets will be limited to two per customer and are subject to availability.
Producers Cindy Tolan, Elliott & Harper Productions, and Kwame Kwei-Armah also announced that Melvin Abston, Jerome Preston Bates, Brandon E. Burton, Maya Jackson, Lisa Strum, Chris Thorn, and Shona Tucker have joined the cast as understudies.
Tony nominee Sharon D. Clarke and Wendell Pierce are set to reprise their Olivier-nominated roles of Linda and Willy Loman, respectively, with Khris Davis as Biff, McKinley Belcher III as Happy, and Tony winner André De Shields as Ben with Blake DeLong as Howard/Stanley, Lynn Hawley as The Woman/Jenny, Grace Porter as Letta/Jazz Singer, Kevin Ramessar as Musician, Stephen Stocking as Bernard, Chelsea Lee Williams as Miss Forsythe, and Delaney Williams as Charley.
The Arthur Miller work follows a traveling salesman and his family who are caught up in the madness (and, oftentimes, unachievability) of the American Dream.
Miranda Cromwell directs with a creative team that includes Olivier winner and Tony-nominated scenic and co-costume designer Anna Fleischle, co-costume designer Sarita Fellows, Tony-nominated lighting designer Jen Schriever, Tony-nominated sound designer Mikaal Sulaiman, composer Femi Temowo, hair designer Nikiya Mathis, and music coordinator John Miller. Casting is by Erica A. Hart and Daniel Swee.
Upon its 1949 Broadway premiere in 1949, the show took home six Tony Awards, including Best Play and Best Author of a Play. Miller's show has bene revived on Broadway four times; it was last seen on the Main Stem in a 2012 revival starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Linda Emond, Andrew Garfield, Finn Wittrock, and John Glover.
The producing team also includes Steven Chaikelson, Gavin Kalin, Hunter Arnold, Catherine Schreiber, Bob Boyett, Brian D. Kessler, Michael Watt, Eilene Davidson, Chuchu Nwagu Productions, David Mirvish, Playing Field, Tom Saporito, Triptyk Studios, Iris Smith, LD Entertainment, Salman Al-Rashid, Concord Theatricals, Lamar Richardson, JamRock Productions, Young Vic Young Ones, Jamie deRoy/James L. Simon, TackelRaven/Louise H. Beard, Ferguson Simons/Marjuan Canady, Al Nocciolino/Blumenthal Performing Arts, Phenomenal Media/Meena Harris, and The Young Vic.