A View from the Bridge Broadway Interviews and Reviews

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Interviews/Articles available online

(in no particular order)

New Yorker Magazine | Shanghai Daily | Salon | Observer | Backstage.com – Nicola Walker on How Not to Blow an Audition in 12 Seconds | Wall Street Journal | Vanity Fair | DuJour – short interview with Nicola

An exclusive video interview with the cast can be found on broadwayworld.com

Reviews

(in no particular order)

Huffington Post – review by Regina Weinreich | Guardian | New York Times | Chicago Tribune | New York Post | Vulture | Entertainment Weekly | Theatre Mania | Newsday | Broadway World

 
Vogue.com

a quietly powerful Nicola Walker

ABC News

Nicola Walker brings a clear-eyed, modern fierceness and sorrow to the role of Eddie’s loyal wife, Beatrice

Hollywood Reporter

Eddie’s wife Beatrice, played with no-nonsense grit by the very fine Nicola Walker

Variety

Eddie’s wife, Beatrice (a deep, intelligent performance from the superb Nicola Walker … Traditionally, Beatrice is often portrayed as a loving, if dim-witted housewife who may or may not understand the psychological dynamic behind her husband’s obsessive behavior, but is unable to do anything but nag him to stop. Walker’s fierce performance forces us to acknowledge Beatrice’s intelligence while agonizing over her inability to reach him.

Deadline Hollywood

… and especially Nicola Walker, who is heartbreaking as Bea

Washington Post

Eddie’s wife Beatrice (the superb Nicola Walker)

The Wrap

In the much less showy role of Eddie’s wife, Walker offers a devastating portrait of a woman isolated by her awareness of what drives her husband. Too often, Beatrice becomes a pathetic character. Walker imbues her with genuine dignity throughout.

New York Daily News

Playing his wife, Nicola Walker is understated and natural. Conflict reads in her eyes as a women painfully aware of — but powerless over — her husband’s obsession with his teenaged niece Catherine (Phoebe Fox, very good). No good will come of it.

Huffington Post – review by David Finkle

Walker’s Beatrice isn’t unlike Death of a Salesman’s Linda Loman in that she wants to stand by her man but can’t get through to him. Walker is excellent at conveying Beatrice’s conflicting frustrations.

USA Today

Nicola Walker, a fine model of repressed suffering

Very negative reviews

Wall Street Journal | NJ.com | amNewYork

Broadway World’s chat with the cast on opening night (12 November 2015)

Celebrity sightings

From various sources, we gather that the following actors/actresses/celebrities have been to see the play (in no particular order) :

Emma Stone | Susan Sarandon


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