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 a brilliantly re-envisioned classic with a stunning lead performance.
Don't see it if You prefer big productions with a lot of flash as opposed to plays where the actors and dialogue do all the work.
See it if you want to experience classics anew. It gives you fresh eyes to see this story for the first time. More van Hove please.
Don't see it if you don't want your classics messed with and you think an hour and fifty is too long without a break.
See it if You like intense drama instead of light comedy. There is onstage seating which puts you at the edge of the action.
Don't see it if You can't sit for two hours without an intermission. You want lots of action.
See it if you want a masterclass in acting by Mark Strong, in direction by Van Hove, & in writing by Miller; his humanity never fails to blow me away!
Don't see it if you're bothered by uneven acting (the younger actors were mediocre, the accents all over the place).
See it if You like bold staging when a director's concept can unearth truths and intentions which might lie hidden in more conventional interpretation
Don't see it if You believe realistic plays must be staged realistically.
See it if You are not wedded to the original text. You love interesting staging and mixed performances.
Don't see it if You prefer strong female characters cast in these roles. Issues relating to inappropriate family relationships are uncomfortable for you.
See it if You like plays that embrace bold, minimal direction, you like works that are reimagined. Sit on stage if you can for added intimacy.
Don't see it if You can't sit through an intermissionless show that builds tension to a climax.
See it if you like stripped down productions that put full focus on the acting and words of the playwright
Don't see it if you have a hard time with wordy plays
See it if You love Arthur Miller and want to see his words become the EPIC piece it is meant to be. Minimalist staging.
Don't see it if You are looking for a laugh or something light
See it if You love good theater; appreciate powerful acting and great writing...or want a riveting experience. Best seats are on the stage.
Don't see it if You only like musicals or fluff. Not for young kids.
See it if you want to see an original, visionary production of this classic play. GREAT ending. Great acting and staging.
Don't see it if You need big, splashy sets and musical numbers to enjoy a Broadway show.
See it if you've never seen View From The Bridge. The acting is great.
Don't see it if you want to see a thought provoking story. This story is banal. The direction is heavy handed including a distracting musical score
See it if you enjoy incredible acting in a taut, masterful production of Arthur Miller's classic
Don't see it if you are not a fan of Arthur Miller or minimalist productions
See it if See it regardless of the reviews because it's a controversial, if not compelling staging of a classic play.
Don't see it if I have been a big fan of Ivo Van Hove, yet found some choices here to be very heavy-handed. I highly recommend the show nonetheless.
See it if the best adaptation of Miller that I have ever seen. Brilliant direction, sets, and acting. The play is reconceptualized and renewed!
Don't see it if There's no reason not to see it. An unforgettable evening.
See it if ...you are in interested in new interpretations of classics.....you like your theater raw and minimal.
Don't see it if ..you are not open to works with an obvious director's fingerprint.Audiences shouldn't have to figure out if erratic accents are intentional