A View From The Bridge
Arthur Miller's 'A View From The Bridge' Is A Cold War Political Allegory As Well As A Family Tragedy
Last year, the 100th anniversary of playwright Arthur Miller's birth, saw a remarkable revival of five of his plays. "A View From the Bridge" and "The Crucible" opened on Broadway.
It's only a few months since Ivo van Hove brought his startlingly strong production of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge from London to Broadway.
The actor and his torso expressed their deep regrets.
The London Young Vic's revival production of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge is a mesmerizing theater experience that echoes Greek tragedy as Athenian theatergoers must have felt it.
Jerry Seinfeld took the stage last night at the Beacon Theatre for the first time in a long time. The excitement coursing through the audience was palpable. I found myself giddy with anticipation and when he appeared onstage after a theatrical post-opener blackout, it was hard to believe that he was there in the flesh.
At the end of this A View From the Bridge, the characters are bathed in blood. But the only one drowned is Arthur Miller
The stage at the Lyceum Theater for this exceptional theater event, the current revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the
The tic I find annoying in the work of very busy director Ivo van Hove is happily suppressed for his revival of A View From the Bridge, birthday-boy Arthur Miller's unrelenting, as usual, play.
A View From the Bridge is entertaining and thought provoking. It also provides theatergoers with an opportunity to see an Arthur Miller classic performed impeccably.
During the last twenty days of September, I attended twenty Seattle area theater productions. I didn't go to one each day, but some days I'd attend a matinee and then an evening show. It was a wonderful whirlwind that continues in October. Here are a few of what I consider to be highlights that are still playing.
Of course, the season has already crowned one giant hit, Hamilton, that will inevitably define it. But there is still much to come.
First Nighter: Ivo van Hove's "View From the Bridge" View, David Hare's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers" Gaze
London--What can ordinarily be objectionable about Ivo van Hove's too often juvenile look-at-me directing is that he thinks it's innovative to play up a script's subtext. That, of course, is just what writers don't want done. It's called "subtext," for the blaring reason it's meant to remain sub.
Welcome back, Terence Rattigan. All is forgotten, not that anything ever needed to be.
The New York Times loved it, and as expected had nothing but kind words for Schrieber. More surprising was the total endorsement