DOWNEY - The Warren High School Drama Department will present Arthur Miller's play "A View from the Bridge" May 12-16 at the school's Emerson Theatre.Longshoreman Eddie Carbone lives in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn with his wife, Beatrice, and her orphaned niece, Catherine, whom they have brought up as their own daughter. Into the household come two of Beatrice's cousins from Italy who enter the country illegally to find work on the waterfront. Eddie's love for his niece turns to obsession when the younger of the Italian brothers, Rodolpho, and Catherine strike up a friendship that blooms into romance. Soon Eddie's conflicted feelings lead him to betray his family's trust and take action that ends in violence. Warren's Drama Department has teamed up with the Itomura Make-up Academy at Downey Adult School "to help create the look" for "A View from the Bridge." "A View from the Bridge" will be presented May 12-16 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 and are available online at www.emersontheatre.net or by calling (562) 869-7306, ext. 87910.
********** Published: May 8, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 3