MILLER EVENTS
Scroll down to view Calls for papers, Conferences and panels, Current productions,
and Special events, as well as links to archives for past events.
We would appreciate it if you could send us any current information for the following categories to make them as detailed as possible; include past, current and future events so that people can use this as an archive. Send information to webmaster Sue Abbotson. We try to keep only upcoming events on this page--but you can link in each section to archive pages for information on past conference papers, productions and events.

N.B.  For information on the  Arthur Miller Journal--including how to subscribe and content lists for
previously published isssues,  go to the Journal website.
 

The Arthur Miller Theater at the University of Michigan

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Calls For Papers:

The Arthur Miller Society is always looking for anyone who would like to organize Miller panels at conferences, such as ALA, SAMLA, NEMLA, CDC, American Studies, ASTR or ATHE--please contact our current President, Paula Langteau, with proposals/details.

Ongoing CFP:

Arthur Miller Journal
Looking for papers on any aspect of the life and work of Arthur Miller for the Arthur Miller Journal which is published Spring and Fall. Go to the Journal page for more detail regarding submissions, subscriptions, contact e-mails for the various editors, and for contents of past volumes. You can make a submission to the Journal of an essay, performance review, or book review, as well as offer material for the notes section--directly at this website. If a Miller play is being produced in your area (check the listings below)--please attend and upload your review through the above link (website).


Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies  published near the close of 2006 a special Arthur Miller Edition: Volume 11, Number 2 (2005):  ISSN:  12 18-7364  that contains several new essays on Miller's work--see details in the archive link below for Special Events/News/Releases 2007 regarding how to order yourself a copy.  The Journal is meanwhile looking for further submissions:  Manuscripts should conform to the latest edition of the MLA Handbook in all matters of style (parenthetical citations keyed to a works-cited list). Contributions on history should conform to the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style. All submissions should be sent together with a disk copy of the article in Word 95 for Windows. All correspondence should be addressed to the Editor, HJEAS, University of Debrecen, Pf. 73, Hungary 4010; e-mail: abnagyzo@delfin.unideb.hu

  JCDE: Journal of Contemporary Drama in English, published by De Gruyter (Berlin/Boston) http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jcde    
A bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on contemporary Anglophone dramatic literature and theatreperformance. It renegotiates the understanding of contemporary aesthetics of drama and theatre by treating dramatic texts of the last fifty years, and welcomes essays on the work of Arthur Miller. Essays should be no longer than 8,000 words (including notes and bibliography) and should be formatted according to MLA style (7th edition, 2009.
ESSAY CONTRIBUTIONS should be sent to: Prof. Dr. Martin Middeke, Chair of English Literature, University of Augsburg, Universitaetsstraße 10, D-86159 Augsburg, Germany.   
EMAIL: martin.middeke@phil.uni-augsburg.de  

SUGGESTIONS FOR REVIEWS should be sent to: Prof. Dr. Christina Wald, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Philosophische Fakultät II, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, Germany.   
EMAIL: christina.wald@hu-berlin.de    

The Journal of American Drama and Theatre -- a fully online and peer-reviewed journal -- is currently seeking submissions for upcoming issues. If you are working on an article related to theatre and/or drama of the Americas, consider submitting it to JADT. Full submission guidelines can be found here, and the current issue (guest-edited by ATDS) can be viewed here.  Details of the next ATDS guest-edited and themed issue will be available soon!
CFP and other scholarly opportunities with Deadlines

Deadline is Sept. 18th 2016. If anyone is interested in presenting a 15-20 minute paper on a panel that explores connections between Miller and O’Neill for the 19-22 July 2017 Eugene O’Neill conference at National University of Ireland in Galway, Ireland—contact David Palmer. One-page proposals should include name, academic affiliation, mail and email addresses, paper title, and detailed abstract. dpalmer@maritime.edu

Comparative Drama Conference
Rollins College
Orlando, Florida
April 6-8, 2017

The Arthur Miller Society
Call for Papers

Once again in 2017, the Arthur Miller Society hopes to have a panel at the Comparative Drama Conference (CDC). Here is a link to the conference website:
http://blogs.rollins.edu/drama/

At this point the Society is accepting papers for this conference on any aspect of Miller’s life and work. The focus for the panel will be determined by the proposals that are selected.

Please submit proposals of no more than 400 words to David Palmer (dpalmer@maritime.edu) by November 15 so that they can be reviewed by the Miller Society selection committee before the conference proposal deadline. Selections of papers to be included in the Miller Society’s panel proposal to the CDC will be made by November 30.

The American Literature Association Annual Conference
Boston
May 25-28 2017


The Arthur Miller Society would like to offer two panels.  One will concentrate on how Miller approaches issues of women and gender in his plays and the other can be an open panel (depending on submissions) that addresses any other aspect of Miller's work, productions of that work, or ideas for teaching Miller's work.

Please submit brief proposals of no more than 250 words to Sue Abbotson (sabbotson@ric.edu) by January 1st 2017 so that they can be reviewed before the conference proposal deadline. Selections will be made by the close of January.
 

Theatre Journal is pleased to announce two special issues for 2017: Theatre and the Museum/Cultures of Display (Sept 2017); and Theatre, Performance and Visual Images (Dec 2017): https://www.iftr.org/news/2016/august/theatre-journal-special-issue-calls-for-papers-2017



Below are photographs of Mr. Miller from the 9th International Arthur Miller Conference, taken by Dr. Jeffrey Mason, University of Oregon.
 

Conferences and Panels:
  (Link to AMS conference archive) (Link to ALA archive
)

Members, especially, please make every effort possible to attend any conference panels with
papers on Miller and
support the continuation of
Arthur Miller scholarship.

  The Arthur Miller Centennial   
October 16-18, 2015  
Sponsored by the Arthur Miller Society at St. Francis College, Brooklyn, New York was a great success thanks to all those who attended. Congratulations to Stephen Marino and St. Francis College for hosting such a wonderful event. Cambridge University Press has commissioned a volume of essays from among the presentations given at the conference, and expect to see other papers printed in future editions of the Arthur Miller Journal.


William Inge Theater
millertree
plaque
Outside the William Inge Theatre they have
planted a tree for each past Honoree of the
William Inge Festival Achievement Award
who has passed on.
The tree they planted in Miller's
memory right outside the
William Inge Theatre in
Independence, Kansas.
Here is the plaque at the base of the tree.

Current Stage Productions (Link to Archive)
A useful place to check for upcoming productions of plays is the DPS website, where you can search by the playwright to see which plays have been licensed through them for production (both professional and non-professional). The listings below, however, contain more details and generally more up-to-date information.

If you are looking for a Miller expert to provide a lecture, keynote, seminar or talkback in conjunction with a production, please contact us and we will try and put you in touch with any scholars in your area.

  • Productions During 2017
  • Productions During 2016
    • A View From The Bridge 27 Dec-15 Jan by FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, 5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL. Call 941.351.8000 / 800.361.8388 or check the website.
    • A View from the Bridge 2 Dec. 2016--8 Jan. 2017 by The Edge Theatre Company, 1560 Teller Street, (40 West Arts District), Lakewood, CO. Directed by John Ashton, with Rick Yaconis,  Abby Apple Boes, Amelia Corrada, Benjamin Cowhick, Jon Brown, and Kevin Hart. Call 303-232-0363 or check the website.
    • View from a Bridge 18 Nov.-3 Dec. in Eisenhower Theater, Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW Washington DC. A touring production by the Centre Theatre Group of Los Angeles, directed by Ivo van Hove, with Andrus Nichols, and Frederick Weller. Call: (202) 467-4600 or toll free (800) 444-1324 (tickets not yet on sale), or check the website.
    • The Ride Down Mt. Morgan 28 Oct.-6 Nov. by Seneca Community Players, Seneca Falls, NY. Directed by Jamie Bruno. Call 315.568.9364 or check the website.
    • All My Sons 28 Oct.-19 Nov. directed by Michael Rudman at Rose Theatre, 24 – 26 High Street, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey, Kent, UK. Call 020 8174 0090 or check the website.
    • All My Sons 20 Oct.-6 Nov. by Tred Avon Players (TAP), 300 Oxford Road (Oxford Community Center), Oxford, MD. Directed by Ed Langrell. Call 410-226-0061 or check the website.
    • The Crucible 21-29 Oct. by Menomonie Theater Guild, in Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts, Menomonie, WI. Directed by Katie Shay. Call 715/231-PLAY (7529) or check the website.
    • All My Sons 14 Oct.-13 Nov. by Elite Theatre Company, 2731 Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA. Directed by Brian Robert Harris. Call 805-483-5118 or check the website.
    • The Crucible 26 Oct.-13 Nov. by Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street, Little Rock, AK. Directed by Paul Barnes. Call (501) 378-0405 or check the website.
    • All My Sons 7 Oct.-6 Nov. by Pewter Plough Players, 824 Main St, Cambria, CA. Call 805 927-3877 or check the website.
    • The Crucible 19 Oct.-6 Nov. by Playmakers Repertory Company at University of North Carolina, College of Arts and Sciences,
Center for Dramatic Art
, Chapel Hill, NC. Call  919.962.7529 or check the website.
    • The Crucible 27-31 Oct. by Sam Bass Community Theatre, 600 North Lee Street, Round Rock, TX. Directed by Olin Meadows. Call 512-244-0440 or check the website.
    • The Price 28 Sept.-22 Oct. by Jarrott Productions and Trinity Street Players, at Trinity Street Theatre, Black Box Theatre, 4th floor, First Baptist Church, 901 Trinity Street, Austin, TX. Directed by Fritz Ketchum, with Scott Galbreath, Amanda Cooley Davis Wischkaemper, Rick Smith and David Jarrott. Check the website for more information.
    • A View From the Bridge7 Sept.-16 Oct. by Center Theater Group at Ahmanson Theatre, at Los Angeles Music Center, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA. Directed by Ivo van Hove, with Andrus Nichols, Danny Binstock, Howard W. Overshown, Dave Register, Catherine Combs, Alex Esola, Thomas Jay Ryan, and Frederick Weller. Call  213.972.4444 or check the website. This production will then be moving for another exclusive engagement to the Kennedy Center, Washington DC, 18 Nov.-3 Dec.
    • Danger Memory! 27 Sept.-15 Oct. by Nearly There Productions, at Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Rd, London (NW). Directed by Nathan Osgood, with Julian Bird and Deborah Javor. Call 0333 666 3366 or check the website, or look on Facebook for more information.
    • A View from the Bridge 23 Sept.-8 Oct. by California Repertory Company at California State University, Long Beach, CA. Directed by Jeff Paul, with Josh Nathan, Sky Paley, and Kathleen Wilhoite. Call 562 985-5526 or visit the website.
    • The Crucible 9-18 Sept. by Murfreesboro Little Theatre, 702 Ewing Blvd. Murfreesboro, TN. Directed by Anderson Dodd. Call 615 893 9825 or check the website.
    • Death of a Salesman 4 June-2 Oct.by American Players Theatre, for Play in the Woods, 5950 Golf Course Road, Spring Green, WI. Directed by Kenneth Albers, with Brian Mani, Tracy Michelle Arnold, Marcus Truschinski, and Casey Hoekstra. Scene design by Michael Ganio. Call 608-588-2361 or check the website.
    • Death of a Salesman 28 Sept. -2 Oct by Missouri University Theatre Department in the Rhynsburger Theatre, 129 Fine Arts Building, Columbia, MO. Directed by Dr. Suzanne Burgoyne. Call (573) 882-PLAY (7529) or cheek the website.
    • All My Sons 9 May-25 Sept. at Stratford Festival, in Tom Patterson Theatre, 55 Queen Street, Stratford, ON, Canada. Directed by Martha Henry, with Joseph Ziegler, Lucy Peacock, Tim Campbell, Sarah Afful, Michael Blake, Lanise Antoine Shelley and E.B. Smith. (N.B. Deevers and Baylisses are played by black actors). Set design by Douglas Paraschuk. Call 1 800 567 1600 or check their website for more details.

    FILM INFORMATION (21st century developments): 

    Special Events/News/Releases for 2016-2017 (Link to Archive for past years)

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    Inside the Arthur Miller Theater at the University of Michigan in which they produced All My Sons
    in October 2015 to mark the Miller Centenary.

    Recent Books on Miller (2011--current)   Archive 2005-2010