In February 2022, audiences can experience one of the greatest American tragedies of the 20th Century. Written in 1948, Arthur Miller’s prescient examination of the pressures of modern life still finds deep resonance for us all as capitalism seems to be crumbling around us.
“Willy (Loman) was representative everywhere, in every kind of system…because of what he wanted. Which was to excel, to win out over anonymity and meaninglessness, to love and be loved, and above all, perhaps, to count.” – Arthur Miller
Led by one of Australia’s finest theatre actors, Paul English in the role of Willy Loman, Hearth Theatre have attracted an ensemble of dedicated and diverse talent including Margot Knight, Kevin Summers, Charlie Cousins, Ross Dwyer, Tas Dimitrakakis, Berk Ozturk, Kim Denman, Anthony O’Connell, Juan Fernando Monge, Rebekah Carton and Vivian Nguyen.
Visit fortyfivedownstairs for one of their last shows before forced closure, due to major neighbouring property development. The dramatic irony…
Previews: Thursday 3 & Friday 4 February
Opening Night: Saturday 5 February
Duration: 2.5 hours including interval
Tuesdays – Saturdays: 7:30pm
Ticket price: $40 – $55
Bookings: Book Tickets / 03 9662 9966
In accordance with government regulations, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or valid medical exemption will be required for anyone over the age of 16 to enter fortyfivedownstairs.
Wet plate collodion photos by Stephen Cunnington.