Arthur Miller, winner of many literary and dramatic awards, is an incredibly influential force in American drama. His plays deal with issues common to every society. He makes the audience face fault, weakness, and ignorance; subjects we would typical hide from. At the same time he emphasizes strength, human spirit, and familial love.
Alice Griffin believes that Miller's plays are important internationally. He belongs to an international theater rather than a regional theater (Heilman 170). His plays are staged and studied by students to understand American life in Russia, Poland, Iceland, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, and China to name a few (Griffin). Miller's works thrived in England. The University of East Angelia named its center the Arthur Miller Centre (Griffin 1). They can relate to the sense
f identity, honor, recognition, and familial love (Griffin Preface). In a production in Beijing, Miller explained to a Chinese actor playi...