loading

1-866-598-8449

Customer Service available Mon - Fri 9am to 9pm EST Sat & Sun 1pm to 8pm EST

Arthur Miller: Collected Plays 1964-1982

Arthur Miller: Collected Plays 1964-1982

Arthur Miller

ISBN: 9781598531473

More Information Below:

Description | Author
$40.00
Hardcover

This item is not in stock, but you aren't out of luck!

Let us know if you need it! We'll notify you once it is available.

Before adding items to your notifications list, please create an account or log-in.


Licensing Rights for this title are not available through Samuel French.


Description
This second volume of Arthur Miller's collected plays opens with "After the Fall" (1964), his much-anticipated return to the theater after an eight-year hiatus. A tour-de-force exploration of guilt, responsibility, and history, the play opened a window on the playwright's marriage to the late Marilyn Monroe. "Incident at Vichy" (1964) dramatizes the round-up of Jews in Vichy France in a vivid single act. "The Price" (1968), a Broadway hit, follows two brothers, a successful surgeon and a struggling policeman, as they figure out how to dispose of their dead father's belongings. "The Creation of the World and Other Business" (1972) and "Up from Paradise" (1974) treat characteristically grand themes in uncharacteristically comedic and musical forms. "The American Clock" (1974) is a "vaudeville" about the Depression years, while "The Archbishop's Ceiling" (1977), set in a room in Soviet-era Prague that may or may not be bugged, is a meditation on trust and betrayal. The tele-play "Playing for Time" (1980) tells the story of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz. Here, too, are several shorter one-act plays and sketches-among them "The Reason Why" (1970), published for the first time-along with a selection of Miller's introductions and other writings about his plays.
Author
Now Playing
Loading
Producer
City
State
Opening
Closing