'A View From the Bridge' a Runaway Success

Published: March 10th 2010
in Culture » Stage

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The critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s A View From the Bridge has been pronounced a runaway success.




Starring Jewish actors Scarlett Johansson and Liev Schreiber, the play has recouped its initial $2.3 million investment, the producers announced. Variety reports that the production has pulled in about $7.2 million to date.




A View From the Bridge tells the story of a Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman who becomes obsessed with his 17-year-old niece, Catherine. When Catherine falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie’s jealousy threatens to consume him, his family, and the world around him.




The 14-week limited engagement run continues until Apr. 4.





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