Arthur Miller was born on October 17th, 1915 in New York City.
October 2015 & beyond:
2015 centennial events included:
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.
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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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.
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.
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
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.
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”
Index on Censorship: “A reading list from our archives”
The Irish Times: “Arthur Miller voiced the hopes and fears of ordinary Americans”
The Art Fuse: Interview – “Library of America Celebrates Arthur Miller Centennial”
The Charlotte Observer: “Happy Birthday, Arthur Miller”
NPR / Colin McEnroe: “Celebrating 100 Years of Arthur Miller”