By Arthur Miller
Set at the gritty Brooklyn waterfront, A View from the Bridge follows the cataclysmic downfall of Eddie Carbone, who spends his days as a hardworking longshoreman and his nights at domestic together with his spouse, Beatrice, and niece, Catherine. however the regimen of his lifestyles is interrupted while Beatrice's cousins, unlawful immigrants from Italy, arrive in ny. As considered one of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie's envy and myth performs out with devastating outcomes.
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The troupe was back at court later that year performing on 20 October 1612 and, again, on 25 February 1613 and 1 March 1613. indd 35 24/01/2014 15:16 36 ACTING COMPANIES AND THEIR PL AYS thought to be an alternative name for Marston’s The Dutch Courtesan (performed c. 1604 by the Children of the Queen’s Revels). The fact that Lady Elizabeth’s Men appear to have been performing a play originally written for the Children of the Revels seems to confirm what other sources suggest – that Lady Elizabeth’s players merged with the Children of the Queen’s Revels in early 1613.
Indd 47 24/01/2014 15:16 48 ACTING COMPANIES AND THEIR PL AYS 1622); The Black Lady (10 May 1622); The Valiant Scholar (3 June 1622); The Spanish Gypsy (9 July 1623) (attributed on publication to Middleton and Rowley but thought to be written by Dekker and Ford); a revival of Dekker’s Match Me in London (21 August 1623); Henry Shirley’s The Martyred Soldier (23 August 1623); William Bonen’s The Cra… Merchant or Come to my Country House (12 September 1623); Massinger’s The Bondman (3 December 1623); Dekker and Ford’s The Sun’s Darling (3 March 1624); Massinger’s The Renegado (17 April 1624); Heywood’s The Captives (3 September 1624); Robert Davenport’s The City Nightcap (14 October 1624); Massinger’s The Parliament of Love (3 November 1624) and James Shirley’s Love Tricks or the School of Compliment (11 February 1625).
Indd 45 24/01/2014 15:16 46 ACTING COMPANIES AND THEIR PL AYS or tragicomedies. They acquired at least one tragedy, too: Beaumont and Fletcher’s Cupid’s Revenge. Like the Jacobean boy companies Lady Elizabeth’s Men did not confine their repertory to comedy and tragicomedy. The earliest known play performed by the troupe was a tragedy (Proud Maid’s Tragedy) and the lost play that they performed at court on 1 March 1613, Raymond, Duke of Lyons, was probably a history or tragedy. Only the titles survive of the plays Robert Daborne wrote for Henslowe between late 1613 and 1614, some of which might have been resold to the troupe, but their titles point to a similar mix of genres being potentially available to them.
A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller