Eddie Carbone is a Brooklyn longshoreman obsessed with his 17-year-old niece Catherine. When Catherine falls in love with a newly arrived immigrant, Eddie's jealousy erupts in a rage that consumes him, his family, and his world.
The tension never dips as the show heads toward the kind of mind-blowing climax that’s the stuff of Broadway legend.Review by Elisabeth Vincentelli from The New York Post
At the end of its uninterrupted two hours, you are wrung out, scooped out and so exhausted that you’re wide awake. You also feel ridiculously blessed to have been a witness to the events you just saw.Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times