Running since October 2015 The Young Vic's celebrated, Olivier Award-winning new take on Arthur Miller's dark and passionate classic drama comes to Broadway.
The Broadway production of A View from the Bridge closed February 21, 2016. For current Broadway show listings and tickets, please click here.
From the producers: In London this past season, there was one show that everyone was talking about. The Young Vic's "A View from the Bridge" opened to ecstatic reviews, instantly sold out its initial engagement, and then transferred to London's West End for another sold-out run. Now, this acclaimed new take on Arthur Miller's passionate Brooklyn waterfront drama comes to Broadway's historic Lyceum Theatre.
Audience Note: Performances begin promptly. There is no late seating or reentry to the theater during the performance.
The play is set in 1950s America, in an Italian American neighborhood near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. Miller's interest in writing about the world of the New York docks originated with an unproduced screenplay that he developed with Elia Kazan that addressed corruption on the Brooklyn docks. Kazan later directed "On the Waterfront," which dealt with the same subject. Miller said that he heard the basic account that developed into the plot of "A View from the Bridge" from a lawyer who worked with longshoremen, who related it to him as a true story.
Here's a trailer from the Young Vic production in London:
The Young Vic production premiered in April 2014 to ecstatic reviews and instantly sold out its initial engagement. The production subsequently transferred to London's West End, where it recently concluded another sold-out run. The production also won Olivier Awards for director Ivo van Hove and actor Mark Strong.