National Theatre Live: A View from the Bridge

Thursday, April 2, 2015
2 & 7 p.m.
Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
Fairfield University
Fairfield, Connecticut

FAIRFIELD, Conn (March 26, 2015) – A stellar cast led by Mark Strong (“The Imitation Game,” “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”) star in “A View from the Bridge,” a National Theatre Live broadcast scheduled for Thursday, April 2, at 2 and 7 p.m. at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

Tickets are $25, $20 seniors, $15 students. For tickets, visit the Box Office or or call 203-254-4010 or (toll-free) 1-877-ARTS-396.

Dubbed “magnetic” and “electrifying” by critics, this Young Vic production was a top theatre pick of 2014 by top British publications, including The Evening Standard, the Guardian and the Independent.

The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. 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.

The visionary Ivo van Hove directs this stunning production of Miller’s tragic masterpiece, broadcast from London’s West End by National Theatre Live.

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre live from the London stage in High Definition to cinemas across the globe. Each live broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theatre, with cameras carefully positioned throughout the auditorium, giving cinema audiences the ‘best seat in the house’ view of each production.

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Posted on March 27, 2015

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