America is a country founded by dreamers. Religious idealists, political experimentalists, gold-fevered opportunists all possessed faith in a better future. In America dreams come true if we try our best. All of us are believers.
Although I am disappointed that the Goodman’s stages remain dark, I am pleased to offer you the chance to stream a momentous and timely production from the theater’s history: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman.
When it premiered in 1949, Death of A Salesman was a near immediate success, but its discussions about success were no new concept. What has changed since then is our broad understanding of—and reverence for—the American Dream.
During the run of Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!, Chicago-based writer, artist and educator Elon Sloan sat down with playwright Cheryl L. West and actor E. Faye Butler to discuss the play’s development and their collaborative relationship.