‘Death of a Salesman’ to return to West End in 2021
Wendell Pierce will reprise his role as Willy Loman next year.
Ahead of this year’s Olivier Awards, the five-time nominated production of Death of a Salesman will return to the West End in 2021.
In a tweet by Baz Bamigboye, Wendell Pierce has agreed to return to Death of a Salesman as Willy Loman. First seen at the Young Vic in 2019, the acclaimed production transferred to the Piccadilly Theatre, starring Sharon D. Clarke as Linda Loman.
In a five-star review of Death of a Salesman for LondonTheatre.co.uk, Mark Shenton said: “It's just an all-out brilliant production; one of the very best I've ever seen of this forever-brilliant play.”
As well as a West End revival, producers have also confirmed that the production will tour the United Kingdom. Dates for a nationwide tour, as well as casting is to be announced at a later date.
Photo credit: Cast of Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre (Photo by Brinkhoff.Moegenburg)