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Accused - Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Wendell Pierce and Karen LeBlanc to Star

Emmy nominee Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Resident), Wendell Pierce (The Wire) and Karen LeBlanc (The Kings of Napa) are set to star in an episode of Accused, Fox’s straight-to-series crime anthology drama, Accused, executive-produced by Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa and David Shore. Warner and LeBlanc star as concerned oncerned and...
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‘Death of a Salesman’ Returns to Broadway With Sharon D. Clarke and Wendell Pierce

Click here to read the full article. Arthur Miller’s classic play “Death of a Salesman” is returning to Broadway this fall. “The Wire” actor Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke (a current Tony nominee for “Caroline, or Change”) will reprise their roles as Willy and Linda Loman in the revival, which will be told for the first time on Broadway from the perspective of an African American family. “Death of a Salesman” will run at the Hudson Theatre for only 17 weeks, starting on Sept. 19. Set in 1940s New York, the two-act tragedy centers on traveling salesman Willy Loman as his...
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‘Death Of A Salesman’ Revival Starring Wendell Pierce And Sharon D Clarke Finds Broadway Home, Sets Preview Date

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: The acclaimed Young Vic/West End revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman starring Wendell Pierce and Sharon D Clarke will begin previews on Sept. 19 at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre, producers announced today. The limited engagement will run for 17 weeks only. Produced by Cindy Tolan, Elliott & Harper Productions and Kwame Kwei-Armah, the revival is directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. Together, they won the 2020 Olivier Award for Best Direction. Pierce (The Wire, Broadway’s The Piano Lesson) was nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance as...

Meeting The Real-Life Bunk Left A Terrifying Impression On The Wire's Wendell Pierce

HBO's "The Wire" recalibrated the way audiences engaged with TV drama, not just through its sly sociopolitical commentary dressed up as cop procedural, but in the ways that its characters amplified its themes. One of the stauncher characters on the cop side was Det. William "Bunk" Moreland, played by Wendell Pierce. As complex as any other player on the chessboard but just as singular, Bunk was as dedicated to the bottle as he was to his work.

The Wire star Wendell Pierce shares shock upon returning to America: ‘Violence has been normalised’

American actor Wendell Pierce has opened up about returning to the US after living abroad for several years.Pierce, who starred in shows such as The Wire and Suits, has starred in Death of a Salesman on the West End in London.Over the weekend, he explained on Twitter that he has travelled back to the US for November.“I have lived abroad for 4 of the last 5 years. Sadly, what I’ll be thankful for this holiday is leaving the US for a more peaceful life,” he wrote. “The violence in America has been normalized. Violent crime, political violence, open-carry [gun] laws.”He...