Auditions for A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Arthur Miller

21/10/19Auditions for A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE by Arthur Miller

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller to be directed by Jane Barth

Performance dates:  Sat 9, Mon 11 to Sat 16 May 2020

Reading:  Tuesday 4 February at 7.45 pm.

Open Auditions:  Thursday 6 and Monday 10 February at 7.30 pm.

Set in the 1950s docklands in Brooklyn, New York, this play gives us the deeply felt story of the Carbone family - Eddie, his wife, Beatrice and her orphaned niece, Catherine.  Like many of their neighbours, they are of Italian origin and men like Eddie work on the docks.

Tension arises when Cathrine announces she has a job and is leaving school.  Beatrice is pleased for her but Eddie is against her taking it.  He seems to want to keep her as a little girl.

Two of Beatrice's cousins arrive: Marco and Rodolpho, smuggled into America illegally from Italy which is suffering badly after the Second World War.  Marco has a wife and small children:  he must work to send money back home. Rodolpho is younger with no ties, excited to start a new life.  Soon, he and Catherine have fallen in love ...