In riffing on works by Arthur Miller and Lorraine Hansberry, 3 new plays by Kimberly Belflower, Kelundra Smith, and Eleanor Burgess alternately explore and explode what was missing from the originals.
This is an especially rich week, whether you’re craving meaty drama, durational performance, or livestream experimentation.
Shakespeare, Beckett, and Sarah Ruhl are among those whose works will be featured in both indoor and outdoor theatrical spaces.
Rendered in Yiddish, Arthur Miller’s American icon and his conflicted family may have a more specific cultural identity than usual, but the play’s universality still rings out.
A director whose stage career spanned improv, tragedy, even musicals, as well as some very fine film adaptations of plays.
A director discovers the Japanese essence in an American classic.
A review of ‘Salesman in Beijing’ by Arthur Miller, with photographs by Inge Morath, Viking Press, New York, N.Y. 254 pp, $16.95 cloth.