The new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE opened on Sunday, January 24, 2010 and BroadwayWorld.com was there! The play, directed by Gregory Mosher, began previews on Monday, December 28 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street).
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE stars Liev Schreiber (Talk Radio, Glengarry GLen Ross) as ‘Eddie Carbone,' and Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) as ‘Catherine.'
Schreiber and Johansson are joined by Jessica Hecht (Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs), as ‘Beatrice,' Michael Cristofer (The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures) as ‘Alfieri,' Morgan Spector(Broadway debut) as ‘Rodolpho,' Corey Stoll (Intimate Apparel) as ‘Marco,' Alex Cendese (Broadway debut), Anthony DeSando (Take Me Out), Antoinette Lavecchia (How to Be a Good Italian Daughter [In Spite of Myself]), Matthew Montelongo (The Ritz), Mark Morettini (Pal Joey), Joe Ricci (I Love You, You're Perfect...), Robert Turano ("Guiding Light") and Marco Verna (Broadway debut).
In A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Miller's most passionate drama, Schreiber plays Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman obsessed with his 17-year-old niece Catherine, played by Scarlett Johansson. When Catherine falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie's jealousy erupts in a rage that consumes him, his family, and his world.
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE is produced by Stuart Thompson and The Araca Group. Additional producers include Jeffrey Finn, Broadway Across America,Olympus Theatricals, Marisa Sechrest, The Weinstein Company, Jon B. Platt,Sonia Friedman/Robert G. Bartner, Swinsky/Deitch, Adam Zotovich/Ruth Hendel/Orin Wolf, and The Shubert Organization.
The creative team for A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE includes John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design), Jane Greenwood (Costume Design), Peter Kaczorowski (Lighting Design), and Scott Lehrer (Sound Design).
For more information, visit www.AViewFromTheBridgeOnBroadway.com