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've never understood Miller/classic American drama. Actors fully invested in incredibly intimacy. Fantastic sound design. To ship Tonys.
Don't see it if Can't/won't engage emotionally. Can't sit still/hold bladder for 2 hours. Don't sit stage right if cigar smoke causes respiratory distress.
See it if because Van Hove got this one right; you're ok with minimal sets for the sake of exceptional story telling; brilliant performances
Don't see it if sliding accents bother you (it did me) but everything else was superb!
See it if you want to see an intensely acted (family) drama stripped to its core and (re)made fresh and timeless.
Don't see it if you want traditional sets and staging. The play‘s claustrophobia is heightened by the box/pen in which it all takes place.
See it if you like quality American playwriting performed with a contemporary fresh attitude and staging. Quality acting. I believed every character.
Don't see it if you fall asleep easily with drama.
See it if You're a fan of the play. Not like any other revivals. It's sparseness focuses the events and character driving force. M Strong is great
Don't see it if You can't handle a lack of realism. There are no sets and a lot stylized direction. This is not your typical production. Not for all.
See it if You're interested in an avant-garde and minimalist staging of an American classic.
Don't see it if You don't like Arthur Miller or you don't like updated classics.
See it if You want to see an American Classic done in a wholly inventive way. Masterful performances with incredible direction
Don't see it if You prefer lighter, happier stories. If dark, gritty stories turn you off. If you dislike minimalistic productions
See it if you want a stark, sleek, transcendent reimagining of a classic, with an ineluctable and astonishing performance from Mark Strong
Don't see it if you don't want to be shaking a little afterward
See it if you want a brilliantly staged and acted play that despite the well-known script builds the tension beautifully
Don't see it if you struggle to understand accents or get very irritated by a plot revolving around wounded male ego
See it if Your mind is open to seeing a classic play re-imagined and boiled down to its essence. It's very different from previous productions.
Don't see it if you're looking for a traditional mid-century setting & interpretation. The location in this production is abstract = there's no bridge!
See it if you love Arthur Miller and his calssic playwrighting style. The acting is magnificent and the story is fresh and relevant!
Don't see it if you can't sit for two hours without intermission. It is also slightly dated at times, but in the end the acting reigns supreme.
See it if you want to hear the text of this classic. It's all about the words & relationships. They come out vividly on a white set. Sit on stage!
Don't see it if you aren't interested in new versions of classic plays or are bored by a play without any props and bland scenery.
See it if You like daring, inventive theatre. Great acting and a thrilling production of this classic. I will see any show directed by van Hove.
Don't see it if You do not like more avant-garde theatre.
See it if you want to see a stunning, fresh production of this classic play. Ivo von Hove is one of our most innovative, original directors.
Don't see it if you don't like minimalist or stylized productions, especially of classic plays.
See it if you love the works of Arthur Miller and like new age interpretations of his work.
Don't see it if you want something light and fun.
See it if You like well-written, classic family drama with developments that pack a punch. Minimal staging with dialogue that holds you captive.
Don't see it if You are looking for a flashy show, dynamic sets, or a good laugh. And maybe don't sit in the balcony--it's a bit hard to hear.
See it if Excellent revival of Arthur Miller's Classic. Very intense drama, great performances and staging. One of the best revivals of this play!
Don't see it if mature themes, and realistic drama is disturbing to you.
See it if you're a fan of Miller. Or if you just want to enjoy a really well written, innovative and creatively staged piece.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of plays or unconventional theatre.