Project Description

Death of a Salesman (Broadway)

Death of a Salesman (Broadway)

DEATH OF A SALESMAN, a drama by Arthur Miller, opened at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, Broadway on February 10, 1999 and closed on November 7, 1999, having grossed USD $15,190,655 during a run of 274 performances and 22 paid previews (previews began on January 22, 1999), with an average ticket price of $51.71.

Produced by Salesman Broadway LP; Produced by David Richenthal in association with Jerry Frankel; Associate Produced by PACE Theatrical Group, Inc. and Toby Simkin; Produced by special arrangement with The Roundabout Theatre Company; Original Producer: the Goodman Theatre. Presented by Jujamcyn Theatres.

Directed by Robert Falls; Incidental Music by Richard Woodbury; Set Design by Mark Wendland; Costume Design by Birgit Rattenborg Wise; Lighting Design by Michael S. Philippi and Sound Design by Richard Woodbury.

STARRING Brian Dennehy (Willy Loman); Elizabeth Franz (Linda); Kevin Anderson (Biff); Ted Koch (Happy); Howard Witt (Charley); Chelsea Altman (Letta); Kate Buddeke (The Woman); Barbara Eda-Young (Secretary); Allen Hamilton (Uncle Ben); Kent Klineman (Stanley); Stephanie March (Miss Forsythe); Steve Pickering (Howard Wagner); Richard Thompson (Bernard); Robert Breuler (Uncle Ben ) [replacement]; Ron Eldard (Biff ) [replacement]; Kathryn Layng (Miss Forsythe ) [replacement]; Philip LeStrange (Charley ) [replacement] and Laura Moss (Letta ) [replacement].

Understudies David Mogentale (Biff/Happy); Barbara Eda-Young (Linda); Steve Cell (Happy/Stanley/Bernard/Biff); Philip LeStrange (Charley/Willy Loman); Nina Landey (Letta/ The Woman/Secretary/Miss Forsythe); Philip LeStrange (Uncle Ben); Kent Klineman (Howard Wagner); Patrick Boll (Bernard/Happy/Stanley) [replacement]; Kathryn Layng (Letta/The Woman/Jenny) [replacement] and Edwin C. Owens (Uncle Ben/Charley) [replacement].

Assistant Set Designer: Jane Mancini; Assistant Set Designer: Paula Sjoblom; Assistant Costume Designer: Elea Crowther; Assistant Lighting Designer: Peter West; Assistant to the Lighting Designer: Miriam Hack; Dramaturg: Tom Creamer; Assistant to the Director: Raymond Bobgam; Casting by Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Casting Associate: Bernie Telsey; Casting Associate: Will Cantler; Casting Associate: David Vacari; Casting Associate: Heidi Marshall; Casting Associate: Lori Sapasnick; Casting Associate: Jacqueline Pessan; Chicago Casting : Tara Lonzo; Casting Assistant: Victoria Pettibone; Casting Assistant: Bethany Grace Berg; Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella & Gene O’Donovan; Production Supervisor: Martin Gold; Production Stage Manager: Joseph Drummond; Production Stage Manager: Jane Grey [replacement]; Stage Managed by Robert Kellogg; Stage Managed by Philip Cusack [replacement] and Assistant Stage Managed by Philip Cusack.

General Managed by Robert Cole; General Managed by Steven Chaikelson; Company Managed by Lisa M. Poyer; Management Associate: Adriana Sanchez; Press Representative: Richard Kornberg; Press Representative: Don SummaRick MiramontezJim Byk; Press Assistant: Bryan Gmitter; Online Marketing by Toby Simkin; Marketing by Scott Walton Communications, Inc., Scott Walton & Hugh Hysell; Group Sales by Showtix; Group Sales by Pat Daily; Advertising by Serino Coyne, Inc.; Advertising by Tina Braun; Advertising by Beth Van Wassen; Photographer: Eric Y. Exit; Video Services by DWJ Television, Verne Mattson & Peter Bloc; Merchandising by Show Property, Inc., Randi Grossman, More Merchandising & George Fenmore and Theatre Displays by King Display, Inc. & Wayne Sapper.

Production Carpenter: James Kane; Production Electrician: Donald Beck; Assistant Electrician: Joseph Beck; Production Props: Heidi L. Brown; Production Sound Engineer: Valerie Spradling; Wardrobe Supervisor: Lorraine Borek; Dresser: Rhonda Clark & Karen Eiffert; Costume Construction by Carelli Costumes; Production Hair Supervisor: David Lawrence; Wigs by Bob Kelly Wig Creations; Production Assistant: Lisa Protzmann; Production Intern: Wesley Apfel and Production Intern: Alissa Reatz.

Assistant to Mr. Richenthal: Judy Insel; Legal Counsel: Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo and Elliot Brown; Banking by Chase Manhattan BankDavida L. AndrewsJoycelyn Lutchman, Gordon Haskett Capital Corporation & Anne Caruso; Insurance by J & H Marsh & McLennan, Robert Boyar & Kevin Glenn; Payroll by Castellana Payroll Services, Inc., & Lance Castellana; Accounting by Mark Mandel & Company, C.P.A., Mark Mandel & Joseph P. Manzelli, Jr.; Travel Services by JMC Travel & Oren Adar; Scenery Construction by Hudson Scenic Studio; Lighting Supply by Four Star Lighting and Sound Equipment by Sound Associates.

  • The Director is a member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, Inc. an independent national labor union.
  • The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actor’s Equity Association, The union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.
  • United Scenic Artists represents the designers and scenic painters for the American Theatre.
    Backstage and Front of House Employees are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (or I.A.T.S.E.)
  • The Press Agents, Company and House Managers employed in this production are represented by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers.

As Founder and CEO of and  The pioneer in moving the Broadway industry onto the internet. Press branded me as “Toby is the man pushing theatre, kicking and screaming, into cyberspace.” The Broadway theatre supersite Buy Broadway OnlineWhat started in 1989 as a Broadway industry service called ShowCall via dialup BBS for members of the League of American Theatre Producers evolved onto the world wide web in 1993, and shortly after this, the vast majority of Broadway shows (starting with my production of Victor/Victoria) and theatrical organizations followed. Described by Variety Magazine as a “marketing powerhouse“, it was the single largest theatre community in the world with over 180,000 active members.