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Playing for Time

By Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller Theatre - Walgreen Drama Center

March 29 - April 8, 2006 (All Performances Sold Out)

Global Miller Symposium

UM Central Campus

March 29 - March 31

Organized by Professor Enoch Brater

Kenneth T. Rowe Collegiate Professor in Dramatic Literature,

Department of English Language and Literature

March 29, 2007 at 3 PM; UM Alumni Center, Founders Room, Free

Kenneth T. Rowe Collegiate Professorship Inaugural Lecture, Prof. Enoch Brater. “Drama Matters: Suitcases, Sand and Dry Goods”

March 30, 2007; All events in the Rackham Amphitheater. Free

9:00 AM    Welcome and Opening Remarks
      Enoch Brater, Director of the Global Miller Symposium
      Robert Miller, on behalf of the Arthur Miller family
      Gregory Poggi, Chair, Department of Theatre & Drama

9:15 AM    Miller around the World
      Panelists: Gregory Poggi, moderator
      Robert Chapel, Producing Artistic Director, Heritage Repertory Co., director of Playing for Time
      John Dillon, Sarah Lawrence College and former Artistic Director, Milwaukee Repertory Company
      David Esbjornson, Artistic Director, Seattle Repertory Company

11:00 AM    The Global Range of Miller’s Drama
      Christopher Bigsby, director of the Arthur Miller Centre, University of East Anglia
      Enoch Brater, author of Arthur Miller’s Global Theater
      Benedict Nightingale, drama critic for The Times of London

1:50 PM    Remarks
      Christopher Kendall, Dean UM School of Music, Theatre & Dance

2:00 PM    Acting and Designing Miller
      Panelists: Leigh Woods, moderator
      Elizabeth Hope Clancy, designer, Seattle Repertory Company
      Joan Copeland, actress
      Jessica Hahn, costume designer, Playing for Time
      Vincent Mountain, scenic designer, Playing for Time

4:00 PM    Miller on the International Political and Cultural Scene
      Peter Bauland, University of Michigan
      Ross Miller, University of Connecticut
      Alan Wald, University of Michigan


March 31, 2007; All events in the Rackham Amphitheater, Free

9:00 AM    The Place of Playing for Time in the Miller Repertory
      Panelists: Barbara Hodgdon, moderator
     Jessica Brater, Artistic Director Polybe + Seats and director, The Charlotte    Salomon Project
      Laurence Goldstein, University of Michigan
      Steve Marino, Editor, The Arthur Miller Journal

11:00 AM    Arthur Miller’s Place in World Theater
      Panelists: Enoch Brater, moderator
      Kate Mendeloff, Residential College, University of Michigan
      Oyamo, playwright, University of Michigan
      W.B. Worthen, University of Michigan



Section drawing of the Arthur Miller Theatre


Director Robert Chapel
Music Director Bradley Bloom
Orchestrations Jerry DePuit
Scenic Designer Vincent Mountain
Costume Designer Jessica Hahn
Lighting Designer

Gary Decker

Sound Designer Henry Reynolds
Stage Manager Colin Miller


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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower