what makes this play so incredible is that it is based on a. true story-from actual interviews Miller had with the main character.
America's greatest playwright weaves "a vivid, crackling, idiomatic psychosexual horror tale.
Set in Brooklyn, this gripping mystery begins when attractive, level-headed Sylvia Gellburg suddenly loses her ability to walk. America's greatest playwright weaves "a vivid, crackling, idiomatic psychosexual horror tale. Frank Rich, The New York TimesIn A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller explores the intersection between one man's self-delusion and the brutal trajectory of fate. Eddie Carbone is a Brooklyn longshoreman, a hard-working man whose life has been soothingly predictable. He hasn't counted on the arrival of two of his wife's relatives, illegal immigrants from Italy; nor has he recognized his true feelings for his beautiful niece, Catherine.
Arthur Miller plays-20 full-length dramas and several one-acts-form one of the greatest bodies of work of the American stage
Arthur Miller plays-20 full-length dramas and several one-acts-form one of the greatest bodies of work of the American stage. Miller (1915–2005) was America’s Aeschylus and Ibsen, a writer of tremendous moral authority and integrity who sought to catch the conscience of a nation in tough-minded, idealistic dramas. His project was huge, and if the plays didn’t always live up to the mission, Miller left a shining example of a playwright trying to change the world and the theater. From the 1940s to the 21st century, he changed the shape of American theater.
Arthur Miller (1915–2005) was born in New York City and studied at the University of Michigan. His remarkable creative output includes plays, fiction, memoir, and screenplays. Among other honors, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the John F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award. Библиографические данные. Playing for Time Penguin Plays.
Playing for Time is a 1980 CBS television film, written by Arthur Miller and based on acclaimed musician Fania Fénelon's autobiography The Musicians of Auschwitz. Playing for Time was based on Fénelon's experience as a female prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp, where she and a group of classical musicians were spared in return for performing music for their captors. The film was later adapted as a play by Miller.
About Playing for Time. A searing drama of the Holocaust-and the remarkable, moving story of the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra Paris, 1942. Fania Fénelon, a popular Jewish nightclub singer, is arrested by the occupying Germans. Sent to Auschwitz in a packed freight-car, shorn of her hair, tattooed with an identifying number, starved, and subjected to harsh labor, she loses all traces of her former self. Based on Fania Fénelon’s memoir of the same name, Arthur Miller’s Playing for Time was first produced as a CBS television drama starring Vanessa Redgrave before being adapted for the stage.
Start by marking Arthur Miller's Playing for Time as Want to Read .
Start by marking Arthur Miller's Playing for Time as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. I'm always struck by the quality of Arthur Miller's dialogue and writing in general. I mean, it shouldn't be a surprise since he's almost universally hailed as one of the best playwrights of all time. But there are some writers who I think must have gotten famous by chance or luck or gimmicks. And I am continuously reminded that Arthur Miller is definitely not one of them.
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