A View from the Bridge is an incredibly accessible play. The language is crisp and modern. Its characters are clearly drawn and very relatable. The play is tightly plotted and moves along at a swift pace, hurtling towards its inevitable tragic end.
Though the play is over fifty years old, its themes and conflicts are immediately recognizable to a contemporary audience. Your students will not have trouble connecting to the play’s exploration of immigration, gender relations, sexuality, and justice.