Theater: Scenes from A Marriage, Part 2

Arthur Miller is still in the thrall of Marilyn Monroe

Before Charles and Di or Tom and Nicole or Britney and that guy standing next to her in all the wedding photos, there were Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe, the real celebrity couple of the past century. America's best-known egghead playwright married Hollywood's leading sex symbol in 1956, accompanied by a media frenzy. The public couldn't get enough of this owl-and- the-pussycat marriage, which seemed to unravel in all the predictable ways. Miller's creative output dried up as he tended to Monroe's career; she grew increasingly depressed and dependent on drugs. They split up in 1961. A year later, she was...

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