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Writers Theatre running 'Wife of a Salesman'
2022-03-14

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Glencoe's Writers Theatre is running Wife of a Salesman, written by Eleanor Burgess, through Sunday, April 3.

What if a 1950s housewife from a particularly well-known play drove from Brooklyn to Boston to confront her husband's mistress? Would the encounter be explosive? Or would the two women discover they have more in common than one might assume? Taking inspiration from Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, this world premiere play imagines how a potentially combustible confrontation brings themes of marriage, duty and division to the surface—and the ways in which the world has, and hasn't, changed across generations.

Burgess' play is influenced by interviews with her grandmothers in addition to the work of Miller.

Prices for all performances are $35-$90 each. Call 847-242-6000, stop by the box office (325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe) or visit WritersTheatre.org .


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