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 whilst Beatrice's cousins, unlawful immigrants from Italy, arrive in manhattan. As considered one of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie's envy and myth performs out with devastating results.
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THE BEGGAR’S OPERA Author: John Gay Original date and place of production: January 29, 1728, John Rich’s Theatre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, England Characters: Beggar, Molly Brazen, Ben Budge, Mrs. Coaxer, Crookfingered Jack, Jenny Diver, Wat Dreary, Filch, Lockit, Lucy Lockit, Captain Macheath, Mat of the Mint, Nimming Ned, Harry Paddington, Mr. Peachum, Mrs. Peachum, Polly Peachum, Player, Robin of Bagshot, Mrs. Slammekin, Sukey Tawdry, Diana Trapes, Dolly Trull, Jeremy Twitcher, Mrs. , 1984); Zebracka Opera (Czechoslovakia, 1991) SUMMARY The Beggar’s Opera satirizes both the Italian operas of John Gay’s time, which many Londoners attended but few understood, and the corrupt political cli18 THE BEGGAR’S OPERA mate, to which most people turned a blind eye.
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