Amanpour and Company

Wendell Pierce is Broadway’s First Black Willy Loman

Clip: 10/06/2022 | 17m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

Actor Wendell Pierce is taking on a timeless American classic, starring as Willy Loman in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman," with the first-ever Black Loman family at center stage. Pierce speaks with Walter Isaacson about the play's political implications -- and what it means to him on a personal level.

Aired: 10/06/22

Rating: NR

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