Centennial

Arthur Miller was born on October 17th, 1915 in New York City.

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October 2015 & beyond:

Events

2015 centennial events included:

The Arthur Miller Centennial / Twelfth International Arthur Miller Conference.  St. Francis College, Brooklyn: October 16 – 18

University of Michigan: Arthur Miller Symposium.  Ann Arbor,  October 14 – 16

Symphony Space Arthur Miller Centennial Event, October 22.  An evening of conversation and film clips celebrating Arthur Miller’s masterpiece Death of a Salesman, including scenes from the 1966 telecast with Lee J. Cobb and Mildred Dunnock, the 1985 television adaptation with Dustin Hoffman and Kate Reid, and the 2000 telecast with Brian Dennehy and Elizabeth Franz. In conversation with Brian Dennehy and Laurie Kennedy, whose father, Arthur, won a Tony Award for playing Biff in the original Broadway cast. Introduction by Rebecca Miller. Discussion led by Jack Doulin, Casting Director at New York Theater Workshop.

International Arthur Miller Centennial Conference:  University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain November 19 – 21

The Arthur Miller Foundation presents “Arthur Miller Centenary Reading on Broadway”.  On Monday January 25th, 2016 the Foundation will be celebrating Arthur Miller’s 100th Birthday with a star-studded, one-night-only performance of Miller’s seminal works: One Night 100 Years. More details here.

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Online Photo Feature

Magnum Photographers: Feature – Oct 17th, 2015 Centenary of Arthur Miller

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Productions

Watch on Broadway HD:  Incident at Vichy, directed by Michael Wilson. Signature Theater, 2015.

The Crucible, directed by Ivo van Hove. Through July 17, 2016.  Walter Kerr Theatre.

A View from the Bridge, directed by Ivo van Hove.  Lyceum Theatre.  Fall / winter 2015.

The Arthur Miller Foundation presents “Arthur Miller Centenary Reading on Broadway”. To celebrate the legacy of Arthur Miller and support the Arthur Miller Foundation for Theater and Film Education in New York City public schools, please join us for a one-night-only Broadway benefit performance, featuring readings from Miller’s seminal plays and personal works. Monday, January 25, 2016 at 8 p.m., Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre. All proceeds from the event will support the programs of the Arthur Miller Foundation for Theater & Film Education.

No Villain.  Public Forum Drama Club.  Public Theater, Monday May 2, 2016, 7 p.m.

Incident at Vichy, directed by Michael Wilson. Signature Theater. Previews begin October 27.  Opening is November 15, 2015.  Through December 6.   (More on Signature Theater Company.)

Death of a Salesman, in Yiddish (with English supertitles) at the New Yiddish Rep, October  8 – November 22, 2015.

Staged reading:  A View from the Bridge, directed by Brooke Ciardelli.   October 17, 2015 at the Arthur Miller Society Centennial Conference.  (Earlier press on this version of View here.)

UK:  No Villain, directed by Sean Turner.  Old Red Lion Theater, London, December 8, 2015 – January 9, 2016:  Arthur Miller’s earliest play, written as a college sophomore in 1936.

Radio

Arthur Miller: A season of Arthur Miller plays, documentaries and features across BBC Radio.

Attention Must Be Paid:  Arthur Miller’s Centenary, BBC Radio 4

Arthur Miller’s The Hook:  Unmade Movies, BBC Radio 4

Death of a Salesman, BBC Radio

A View from the Bridge, BBC Radio

Around the World

Countries with productions planned for the celebration of Arthur Miller’s centennial year season 2015 -2016 include Austria, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Catalonia, China, Costa Rica, The Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Poland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, and Turkey.

New Editions

The Penguin Arthur Miller, with foreword by Lynn Nottage

The Collected Essays of Arthur Miller, ed. Matthew Roudané

The Classic Plays (with stage production stills)

The Collected Plays of Arthur Miller, ed. Tony Kushner.  Library of America, 3-volume boxed set)

‘Death of a Salesman’ in Beijing, with new introduction by Claire Conceison

Conversations with Miller:  Centenary Edition, Mel Gussow / Read an extract of the book

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International editions being published during the centennial year, many of them plays and other works translated for the first time in these countries, include Albania / Kosovo, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey.

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Centennial Press

Breaking: (Character) series:   “A Lineage of Lomans”;  “The Man Behind the Words: Meet Arthur Miller”;  “The Price: Commemorating Miller’s Centennial”;  “Fathers, Sons, and Death of a Salesman”

BroadwayDirect:  “Arthur Miller at 100:  Attention Is Being Paid”

USA Today:  “Remembering Arthur Miller’s Legacy at 100″

BBC News:  “Arthur Miller:  A hundred years young”

Newsday:  “Arthur Miller’s 100th Birthday, a rebirth on Broadway”

Words & Film:  Our Lost Conscience:  Arthur Miller and His Movies at 100 Years

Playbill:  Attention Must Be Paid to Arthur Miller on His Centennial

Index on Censorship:  “A reading list from our archives”

The Irish Times:  “Arthur Miller voiced the hopes and fears of ordinary Americans”

NPR:  “After Decades on Stage, Arthur Miller’s Works Defy the Final Curtain”

The Art Fuse:  Interview – “Library of America Celebrates Arthur Miller Centennial”

The Charlotte Observer:  “Happy Birthday, Arthur Miller”

Huffington Post:  “Playwright Arthur Miller, Dead for a Decade, Is Still Stirring Controversy”

NPR / Colin McEnroe:  “Celebrating 100 Years of Arthur Miller”