Visionary director Ivo van Hove's acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's classic play about forbidden desire comes from London's West End to Broadway, where it won two 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Revival. More…
In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Eddie’s jealous mistrust exposes a deep, unspeakable secret – one that drives him to commit the ultimate betrayal. This lauded production is a transfer from London’s West End where it won the 2015 Olivier Awards for Best Revival, Best Actor and Best Director. This is the Broadway debut of auteur director Ivo Van Hove.
See it if You want to see the most innovative staging of a classic play in many years. The only downside was some of the performances.
Don't see it if You aren't going to sit on-stage.
See it if you want to see a truly revolutionary re-imagining of an American classic with great acting across the board.
Don't see it if you can't stand to see plays tinkered with and will only accept naturalistic, traditional stagings.
See it if You like Arthur Miller, and especially if you've seen other stagings of this show. It is an interesting new take!
Don't see it if You don't like to see anything depressing!
See it if you are interested in Arthur Miller and his writing. It is a very innovative staging that puts the focus on the script. Also, great acting!
Don't see it if you are looking for something flashy.
See it if you re an Arthur Miller or Ivo Van Hove fan
Don't see it if you are looking to unwind/escape. This is not a relaxing show to watch. I felt like it dragged at times and I kept looking at my watch.
See it if you love seeing a familiar show staged in a whole new light. Wonderful production and totally engrossing
Don't see it if you do not like revivals - there is no reason not to see this play
See it if You like Arthur Miller, Mark Strong, or plays set in Brooklyn.
Don't see it if you don't like dialogue-heavy plays. At 2 hours with no intermission, you have to be willing to commit to the ride.
See it if you're a sucker for great reviews (I know I'm "supposed" to like it, but I didn't dig it), or if you don't mind depressing plays.
Don't see it if you had a long day at work & want something light to unwind, or if you have an aversion to arty, pretentious directing.
See it if You want a beautifully acted and directed take on a classic. A great example of Mr. Van Hove's style. Mark Strong will tear your heart out.
Don't see it if Watch out for the balcony seating. I had partial view unexpectedly. Don't bring children. You don't handle intense theatre well.
See it if you want to see a gripping and unique staging of a classic play. Powerhouse performance from Mark Strong.
Don't see it if you prefer realistic sets or safe directorial choices.
See it if you want to see an absorbing character piece done with some staging revisions and heaps of talent.
Don't see it if you don't want to expand your mind and don't want to think or be moved.
See it if you want to be creatively fed, and have your imagination and your ideas of Arthur Miller pushed to the limits.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy experimental staging, or the abstract.
See it if Amazing show. Mark strong is Tony worthy. On stage seating is great!
Don't see it if Not for young kids or if you're looking for something funny.
See it if you want to see a perfect production about flawed people. Stripped bare and as raw as possible. Fantastically visceral.
Don't see it if you want to take you kids to the theatre or you are looking for a song and dance show.
See it if It is an edgy well acted and directed revival of this Arthur Miller work. The staging is incredible and performances are outstanding
Don't see it if if you want a comedy
See it if you want to see an expertly crafted play masterfully carried out. Rather serious and intense though.
Don't see it if you are looking for a light-hearted night of theater.