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Arthur Miller Timeline

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Lucy Pulsford

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Transcript of Arthur Miller Timeline

A Brief Timeline of his Life Arthur Miller 1915 Date of Birth: October 17th, 1917
Place of Birth:Harlem neighbourhood of New York City
Parents: Born Arthur Miller dies of congestive heart failure at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. February 10th 'Honors at Dawn'
Produced at the University of Michigan
Earned him the Avery Hopwood Award First Play University of Michigan
Bachelor's Degree in English Graduates University Marries College sweetheart Mary Slattery Marriage 'Death of a Salesman' opens at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway, under the direction of Elia Kazan. The play is hailed as a masterpiece of the modern theatre and earns Miller a Pulitzer Prize. The production also wins six Tony Awards. Febuary 10th 'An Enemy of the People', adapted from a play by Henrik Ibsen, opens at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway. It closes after only 36 performances. December 28th The Crucible opens at the Martin Beck Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play. January 26th 'A View From the Bridge' and 'A Memory of Two Mondays' open at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway September 29th Miller is called before HUAC (the House Un-American Activities Committee) for attending communist meetings with director Elia Kazan. June 21 Miller is found guilty of contempt of Congress for refusing to name names to HUAC as they pursue their anti-communist witch hunt. May 31st A film Miller wrote for Marilyn Monroe as their marriage was collapsing, is released in theaters. The film, directed by John Huston, also features Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift. 'The Misfits' His conviction is reversed by the U.S. Court of Appeals. August 8th 'The Price' opens at the Morosco Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play. February 7th 'After the Fall' opens at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre. January 24th 'The Creation of the World'
and
'Other Business'
opens at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway. November 30th Arthur Miller marries Austrian photographer Inge Morath. February 17th A made-for-TV version of Death of a Salesman starring Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich earns 10 Emmy nominations and takes home 3 awards. 'The American Clock'
opens at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway.

It closes after only 12 performances. November 20th Miller publishes his autobiography, 'Timebends'. 'All My Sons'
Opens at Coronet Theatre on Broadway
Wins Miller his first Tony Award January 29th Miller's first Broadway Production 'The Man Who Had All'
opens at Forest Theatre. 23 November A critically-acclaimed film adaptation of 'The Crucible' is released starring Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis. Movie Time 'Broken Glass' opens at the Booth Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for best play. April 24th Miller's wife, Inge Morath, dies at age 78. January 30th His last play, 'Finishing the Picture', premieres at Chicago's Goodman Theatre; it is said to be based on the problematic 1961 production of The Misfits which he wrote for Monroe just as their marriage was falling apart. September 21st 'The Ride Down Mt. Morgan'
opens at the Ambassador Theatre on Broadway, earning Miller another Tony Award for Best Play. April 9th 1915 1938 1940 1944 Production ends. Very unsuccessful. 4 Performances Later 1947 1949 1950 1964 1968 1972 1980 1985 1994 2000 2004 1996 2005 1987 2002 1962 1958 1961 1956 1957 1953 1955 Arthur Miller marries Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe. June 29th 'Incident at Vichy' opens at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre. December 3rd November 13th Miller's daughter Rebecca marries Daniel Day-Lewis who starred in the film adaptation of 'The Crucible'. He is awarded Spain's Principe de Asturias Prize for Literature as "the undisputed master of modern drama". May 1st Miller announces he is planning to marry 34-year-old artist Agnes Barley. December
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