The Price at Wyndham's Theatre tickets
The Price at Wyndham's Theatre tickets

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About the show

Theatre Royal Bath’s production of Arthur Miller’s play The Price is rewarded with a West End transfer in February 2019. Starring the inimitable David Suchet and directed by Jonathan Church, it marks the play’s 50th anniversary. The tale of a pair of brothers who meet for the very first time while selling their parents’ furniture, it is Miller at his heart-breaking best.

Victor and Walter Franz meet in the attic of a condemned New York brownstone with the aim of selling some of their family possessions. Watched over by the wily furniture dealer Gregory Solomon, the brothers are party to revelation after revelation, by which they slowly come to realise the consequence of their past decisions. Suddenly the cost of the pieces of furniture before them seem no weightier than that of the choices they made so long ago.

The Price runs at the West End's Wyndham's Theatre following a critically acclaimed season in Bath during the summer of 2018. The play itself was first seen on Broadway in 1968, following which it was nominated for two Tony Awards and won two Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Arthur Miller was an important figure in 20th century American playwriting whose work spanned over seven decades. Among his many awards, he received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Some of his most famous plays include A View from the Bridge and The Crucible.

David Suchet (The Lover/The Collection, Long Day’s Journey Into Night) reprises his role as Gregory Solomon. Brendan Coyle (The Weir, Buried Child) returns in the role of Victor Franz while Adrian Lukis returns as his brother Walter Franz. Sara Stewart plays Esther Franz , the wife of Victor.

Jonathan Church holds the position of Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Bath Summer Season and boasts theatre directing credits that include Singin’ in the Rain and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.

The production is presented by Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions. Design is by Simon Higlett, lighting design comes from Paul Pyant and sound design is courtesy of Mike Walker. Associate direction is by Emma Butler, with composition from Matthew Scott and casting by Gabrielle Dawes CDG.

Church’s lauded production does justice to Miller’s exceptional text, exploring the hurt that family can cause, and the seduction and pitfalls of the American Dream. With a stellar cast and a ream of adoring reviews to back it, this is drama at its most worthwhile. Catch it at Wyndham's Theatre from 5 February 2019, with a press night on 11 February.

Recommended for

Fans of Arthur Miller will find his tried and tested themes and deft sensitivity showcased here. Admirers of David Suchet will relish his critically lauded performance.

Age Recommendations: To be confirmed

Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 40 mins (including interval)
Opened: 05 Feb 2019
Press night: 11 Feb 2019
Booking from: 26 Apr 2019
Booking until: 27 Apr 2019

Location and map

Wyndham's Theatre
Charing Cross Rd
London, WC2H 0DA

305 Reviews Add review

Great play, one of Arthur Miller's best. David Suchet was excellent; the other actors' American accents slipped occasionally but still... More

alisonb 5'8", 27 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Sadly the co-star, Brendan Coyle, was not performing the evening we attended, however the understudy did a solid job and David Suchet... More

trevorh5 1 review, 0 helpful votes

The first few minutes are taken up with the main character victor looking around the set, it is a master stroke because the audience... More

susanclements 5ft 3, 69 reviews, 1 helpful vote

We loved the show, although it was a bit slow to begin with. I would like to see it from a closer seat.

karens22 1 review, 0 helpful votes

I wasn't familiar with this Arthur Miller play and we attended spontaneously having crossed the road from the underground station and... More

shirleyjones 5' 2'', 5 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Excellent performances from all the cast, especially David Suchet. The play wasn't familiar to me, unlike most of Arthur Miller's work,... More

londontheatrefan 5'4", 191 reviews, 5 helpful votes

Brendan Coyle is actually the first on stage. He plays a cop, about to retire - the house he grew up in is about to be demolished,... More

u2fancat 5'6'', 76 reviews, 2 helpful votes

The play was so well done. David Suchet was incredible, really lit up the room when he came onto the stage. The first act is more lighthearted... More

sarahwells1 5”4, 58 reviews, 0 helpful votes

One of the most outstanding, exceptional theatre productions I have ever seen. Having been an Arthur Miller fan since my mid-teens,... More

Learslostwife 5'4", 23 reviews, 0 helpful votes