Death of a Salesman: Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke and cast in rehearsals for Young Vic production

Marianne Elliott co-directs Arthur Miller’s play which opens at the Young Vic this month

 Wendell Pierce and Arinzé Kene
Sharon D Clarke and Wendell Pierce
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Images have been released offering a first look at rehearsals for Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic.

Wendell Pierce stars as Willy in the piece alongside Sharon D Clarke as Linda, Arinzé Kene as Biff and Martins Imhangbe as Happy Loman. The rest of the cast includes Ian Bonar as Bernard, Trevor Cooper as Charley, Joseph Mydell as Ben Loman, Nenda Neurer as Letta, Jennifer Saayeng as Miss Forsythe, Matthew Seadon-Young as Howard Wagner and Stanley, Maggie Service as The Woman and Jenny and Femi Temowo as Willy Loman's Father and Musician.

Arthur Miller's 1949 tragedy follows the Loman family, headed up by Willy, who has been working as a salesman all his life.

The production is directed by Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell, with design by Anna Fleischle, lighting design by Aideen Malone, sound design by Carolyn Downing, composition and musical direction by Femi Temowo and casting by Charlotte Sutton.