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New yiddish rep is performing arthur miller's play at the castillo theater review: 'death of a salesman' in yiddish avi hoffman as willy loman in arthur miller's death of a. Death of a salesman is the last act in the life of willy loman (craig wallace), who has for many years sold a product — never described — for an unnamed new york company in new england in his salad days he had some level of success, although it is uncertain how much (when he tells his boss he made the princely sum of $170 per week in 1928.
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