Marc Olivieri

The Life and Legacy of Arthur Miller with Marc Olivieri

The Life and Legacy of Arthur Miller with Marc Olivieri


30 years ago, Death of a Salesman and The Crucible seemed to be two of the few plays from American literature that had made it to the top of every highschool’s “must read” list.

In an era of an ever-widening wealth gap and a pervasive, savage bigotry fueled by ignorance and Trump—Miller’s two seminal works may be more relevant than ever. Yet, how many students in the Class of 2024 recognize his work, much less his name?

In episode #138 of The Author’s Corner, Robin is joined by master carpenter Marc Olivieri, who is doing his part to ensure that we remember the life and legacy of Arthur Miller. In this episode, Marc shares fascinating stories about Arthur Miller, whom Marc knew personally for many years before Miller’s death in 2005. He tells us about the Arthur Miller Writing Studio preservation project and why it is so important that we preserve the landmark, and others like it. And he shares how you, listener, can help support their endeavor! 


Key takeaways:

  • The exciting story of how Marc met Aruthur Miller
  • Marc’s journey in preserving the Arthur Miller Writing Studio
  • The importance of preserving historical monuments
  • The influence of artists in our society
  • The relevance of Arthur Miller’s work
  • How to engage the community to support preservation projects
  • Fascinating peeks into Arthur Miller’s life
  • And more!


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About Marc Olivieri:

Marc Olivieri is a master carpenter, mason, builder, construction manager, and has been responsible for major historic, residential, archeological, and industrial restoration projects in Germany, Italy, and the United States. A long time Roxbury resident and member of the board of directors at the Roxbury Land Trust, he is construction manager in Connecticut for the Calder Foundation. Marc’s relationship with the Arthur Miller Writing Studio dates from 1981.


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