Peter D. Kramer

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Just not buying this ‘Salesman’

In Reviews on March 18, 2012 at 1:52 pm

“Death of a Salesman,” that titan of the American theater, is dozens of great plays in one.

Want to see a play about the lost American Dream? Arthur Miller has done that to perfection in “Salesman.”

How about a work that examines a boy who peaks in high school, whose glory days are long gone? Miller’s done that to a tee in “Salesman.”

Perhaps you’d like to watch a masterpiece about a woman who, bound by the restrictions of her age, spends her life wrapped up in her husband and sons, powerless to help them? For one of the best examples of that story, see “Salesman.”

Ibid. Ibid. Ibid.

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