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A View from the Bridge - Cort Theatre

Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Great staging, Ambitious, Great writing
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The 2010 revival, starring Liev Schriber and Scarlett Johanson, about Italian immigrants living in Brooklyn.

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Eddie Carbone is a Brooklyn longshoreman obsessed with his 17-year-old niece Catherine. When Catherine falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie’s jealousy erupts in a rage that consumes him, his family, and his world.

 

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89
Absorbing, Epic, Great acting, Intense, Great writing

See it if Loved this -- Liev Schreiber, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht. Saw this on opening night!

Don't see it if You want a light night out at the theater. This is a classic very serious and intense play

95
Absorbing, Clever, Great acting

See it if The show was very well acted and very absorbing. The audience could get themselves involved and feel for the characters.

Don't see it if you cannot handle a deep drama.

15
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You want to see what S.J. looks like on a stage and what to laugh at her trying to act.

Don't see it if If you want to see anything good. Why why why do they try to take movie stars and make them actors?? it does not work

88
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Romantic, Dated

See it if You want to see an important, classic American drama.

Don't see it if You dislike intense dramas that involve the idea of incest.

50
Ambitious, Confusing, Overrated, Slow, Dated

See it if You know the story and can use your imagination to fill in the blanks.

Don't see it if You are looking for an enjoyable night at the theater.

96
Great acting, Intelligent, Masterful, Must see, Great writing

See it if An amazing cast and an amazing play. Jessica Hecht stole the show with her understated, warm Bea. Perfect show.

Don't see it if Some might find it old-fashioned, although I think the themes still resonate today.

78
Absorbing, Great acting, Great writing

See it if great straightforward production of a great play with amazing actors.

Don't see it if nothing surprising, although the acting was perfection

93
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Masterful, Great writing

See it if You like intense shows with a twist.

Don't see it if You like light hearted shows or comedies.

100
Absorbing, Must see, Riveting

See it if You like plays that are suspenseful

Don't see it if Plays that do not have music and dancing

87
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Riveting, Great staging

See it if You like shows that are not typical "Broadway" with flashy designs and starry headliners, that test emotions and make you uncomfortable.

Don't see it if You don't like a unique theater experience that pushes the limits of what we experience in a theater, or if you need glitz and glamor.

70
Indulgent, Great writing, Disappointing

See it if You enjoy deep, well written plays. You are a Liev Shriver fan- outstanding petprformance.

Don't see it if You want fast-pace theatre. Charlotte' Johannson's performance as flat at best. She killed what could have been a great production.

97
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Epic, Great acting

See it if Entirely engrossing production, stripped bare. It played like a Greek tragedy on a set-less stage. The ending is chilling, a deux ex machina

Don't see it if You don't like serious dramas, are uncomfortable with adult situations portrayed on stage or you're ultra-conservative.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Exquisite, Great acting

See it if Interested in seeing a legendary piece of American Theatre by one of America's legendary playwrights.

Don't see it if You only like musicals

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39
Ambitious, Indulgent, Disappointing

See it if You want to see the way smart, committed people can delve into a text and make it their own.

Don't see it if You want to see a play that is about the play, not about the production of the play

85
Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent, Quirky, Slow

See it if You love this play or want to see the stars

Don't see it if If you want a musical or something light

100
Original, Great acting, Intelligent, Must see, Great staging

See it if I have seen this play many times, but this production was exceptional and unique

Don't see it if Intense drama is not something you enjoy

97
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Riveting, Great staging

See it if you want to see a completely different staging of a classic

Don't see it if you're not willing to go with a bare bones production

89
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Slow, Great staging

See it if It's a great example of how classics like Miller can be experimented with and revived into a whole new understanding

Don't see it if You're looking for an easy show to just enjoy and not think too much. It is hard to not get invested and emotionally exhausted

84
Ambitious, Masterful, Profound, Disappointing, Overrated

See it if you are curious about the style of the director and you have seen several productions of this play and want to compare it to them.

Don't see it if if you are more of a traditionalist and don't want the playwright's intent spelled out for you.

94
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy exciting theater with a bow to the Greeks

Don't see it if You like teenage musicals

75
Disappointing, Overrated

See it if You're looking for a completely different take on this 1950s piece

Don't see it if You're looking for authentic Brooklyn & the docks.

79
Absorbing, Intense, Spare

See it if You are interested in modern and pared-down versions of well known plays. Great acting by the lead!

Don't see it if You need super realistic set design, or if abstract staging confuses you.

95
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, In an incredible setting.

See it if Supposedly one of Arthur Miller's "lesser dramas," this was completely captivating. Seats on stage made all the difference in the World

Don't see it if A very intense show. If you can't deal with heavy drama this is not for you.

100
Original, Great acting, Masterful, Riveting, Great staging

See it if You enjoy drama about the frailties and complexities of relationships

Don't see it if You want a romantic escape

100
Absorbing, Epic, Great staging

See it if You enjoy absorbing drama.

Don't see it if You prefer light entertainment.