Photo Flash: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN Starring Andrew Garfield & Philip Seymour Hoffman!
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by BWW News Desk
The new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece DEATH OF A SALESMAN directed by eight-time Tony Award® winner Mike Nichols and starring Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, Obie Award winner Linda Emond as Linda Loman and Andrew Garfield (The Social Network, The Amazing Spider-Man), making his Broadway debut as Biff Loman is currently in previews and opens on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue).It will play a strictly limited 16-week engagement.
Check out the black and white stylized production photos below by award-winning photographer Brigitte Lacombe. In 1983, she worked on David Mamet's original production of "Glengarry Glen Ross" at The Goodman Theater in Chicago, directed by Gregory Mosher. Brigitte is still working on all of Mamet's new productions. In 1985, Gregory Mosher came to New York City as the artistic director of Lincoln Center Theater, and asked her to be the first and only staff photographer. She remained at the LCT for 7 years. Brigitte works on the films of Martin Scorsese, Mike Nichols, Sam Mendes, Michael Haneke, David Mamet, Quentin Tarantino, and Spike Jonze. She contributes to many publications including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Time, and GQ. She also has been a contributing photographer to Condé Nast Traveler since their first issue in 1986. In November 2010, Brigitte received the "Art Director's Club" Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award for Photography.
DEATH OF A SALESMAN originally opened on February 10, 1949 at the Morosco Theatre. Hailed as a masterwork of modern American drama, it won six Tony Awards, including Best Play, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, the first play to ever win all three awards.
The production features a recreation of the original ground-breaking and Tony Award-winning scenic design by Jo Mielziner, with costume design by Academy Award winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Ann Roth, lighting by five-time Tony Award-winner Brian MacDevitt and sound design by Tony Award-winner Scott Lehrer.
Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe