Sally Field and Bill Pullman will star as Kate and Joe Keller in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, directed by Jeremy Herrin, in a co-production with Headlong Theatre at The Old Vic in Spring 2019. Further casting and dates are to be announced.
‘You don’t realize how people can hate, Chris, they can hate so much they’ll tear the world to pieces…’
America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business.
But nothing lasts forever and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface and the price of their American dream is laid bare.
Suitable for ages 11+.
Sally Field’s career has spanned over five decades, she is a two-time Academy Award and a three-time Emmy Award winner. Her extensive film credits include Steel Magnolias, Forrest Gump, An Eye for An Eye, Mrs. Doubtfire, Soapdish, Not Without My Daughter, The End, Hooper, Stay Hungry and Hello, My Name is Doris.
Bill Pullman has established himself amongst Hollywood’s most well-respected actors, amassing a career that has spanned decades and seen him working amongst the industry’s top names in film, television and stage. His film credits include Independence Day, Spaceballs, Independence Day: Resurgence, The Equalizer, Surveillance, The Cove, Bottle Shock, Scary Movie 4, The Grudge, While You Were Sleeping, The Last Seduction, Mr. Jones, Malice, Sleepless in Seattle, A League Of Their Own, Newsies, Ruthless People and Lost Highway. Bill is currently in production on the second season of the hit USA television show, The Sinner, for which he was nominated for a 2018 Critics Choice Award. Additional television credits include 1600 Penn, Torchwood and Revelations.
Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was born in New York City and studied at the University of Michigan. His plays include All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, A Memory of Two Mondays, After the Fall, Incident at Vichy, The Price, The Creation of the World and Other Business, The Archbishop’s Ceiling, The American Clock and Playing for Time. Later plays include The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, The Last Yankee, Broken Glass, Mr. Peters’ Connections, Resurrection Blues, and Finishing the Picture. Other works include the novel Focus, the screenplay The Misfits, and the texts for In Russia, In the Country, and Chinese Encounters, three books in collaboration with his wife, photographer Inge Morath. Memoirs include Timebends: A life. He received many awards in his lifetime, including two Emmy Awards and three Tony Awards for his plays, a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1949, for Death of a Salesman.