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Geneseo Republic - Geneseo, IL
  • 'Death of a Salesman' to be staged at Barn Theatre

  • Richmond Hill Players will present Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning drama “Death of a Salesman.”
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  • Richmond Hill Players will present Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning drama "Death of a Salesman."
    The show will be staged Thursdays through Sundays April 11 through April 21 at the Barn Theatre in Geneseo. The show is directed by James Fairchild of Rock Island.
    The story revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a failing salesman who cannot understand how he failed to win success and happiness. Through a series of tragic soul-searching revelations of the live he has lived with his wife, his sons and his business associates, viewers discover how his quest for the "American Dream" kept him blind to the people who truly loved him.
    The cast features: James Driscoll, Dana Moss-Peterson and Bill Hudson, all of Davenport, Iowa; Jackie Skiles, Nathan Johnson, Ann Keeney-Grafft and Stacey McKean-Herrick, all of Geneseo; Justin Raver of Kewanee; Bruce Carmen of Cambridge; Bryce Woods and Josh LeFebvre of Colona; and Molly McLaughlin of Moline.
    The staff includes stage manager and set builder Mike Skiles; tech director Archie Williams; and prop wrangler Eugenia Giebel, all of Geneseo; and crew member Melissa Scott of Orion.
    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays the doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sundays are 3 p.m. matinees with the doors opening at 2 p.m. Late seating is not permitted. No one will be admitted to the theater once the performance has started.
    Reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting the Richmond Hill box office at 944-2244 or by visiting www.rhplayers.com.

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