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Resurrection Blues

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About the Show Less...

Robert Altman directs the British premiere of Arthur Miller's play about a South American revolution, a public execution and media intrusion. Read More >

Resurrection BluesA revolution slowly brews in the mountains of a South American banana republic. When the rebel leader is captured, though, there is the chance to make an example of him and boost the country’s coffers. With a New York production company bidding big bucks for the television right to his death, a public crucifixion is called for. Global politics and the predatory nature of a media-saturated culture are satirised in Arthur Miller’s humorous and thought-provoking play.

Arthur Miller, who died in February 2005, was one of the 20th century’s most lauded playwrights. His many successful plays include All My Sons, The Crucible and Death Of A Salesman.

American director Robert Altman is best known for his film work, which includes the Oscar nominated MASH and Nashville, The Delinquents, The Player and, most recently, Gosford Park.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 14/02/2006

Opening Night: 22/02/2006

Closing Night: 15/04/2006

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Cast & Creative


Jane Adams, George Antoni, Megan Arellanes, Peter Brooke, Neve Campbell, James Fox, Nigel Francis, Jeffry Kaplow, Caroline Madden, Peter McDonald, Sarah Mennell, Matthew Modine, Maximilian Schell, Ronan Summers


Director - Robert Altman

Producer - Old Vic Theatre Company in a co-production with Scott Griffin

Lighting Designer - Rick Fisher

Set Designer - Robin Wagner

Sound - Matt Mackenzie

Author - Arthur Miller

About The Old Vic

The Cut, London, United Kingdom, SE1 8NB

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