Hedda Gabler, National Theatre 2017. Photo Jan Versweyveld
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Hedda Gabler

The hype of National Theatre’s production of Ibsen’s famous play, Hedda Gabler, is very much deserved. Newly married Hedda is already bored. He...
Public Enemy The Pearl Theatre Company Photo by Russ Rowland
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Public Enemy

Because I live most of the year in a small town in Texas, I often think about Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People.  In my little town there is wealth un...
The Father review Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Brooklyn, New York
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A Doll’s House / The Father

These are two separate plays--the famous early modern Scandinavian ones, by Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg respectively--to which tickets may be b...
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The Master Builder

The Master Builder is a play about the spaces in between, a theme that Howell’s stunning set emphasises: it is full of slicing geometric shapes, sla...
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The Wild Duck

Belvoir Sydney's The Wild Duck is a lot like an archaeological dig. Bear with me on this. Simon Stone and Chris Ryan have taken their shovels to the f...
A Doll’s House
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A Doll’s House

As fast as any of Ibsen’s plays allow, Carrie Cracknell’s A Doll’s House hurtles towards its heroine’s escape—a nineteenth century escape th...
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Ghosts

I have no idea why I have never before seen Ghosts; I’ve seen at least one production of most of Ibsen’s other plays. Coming to this tragedy for ...
An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
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An Enemy of the People

There is a certain power to An Enemy of the People. A power which has sometimes overflowed the bounds of the theatre. The famous instance would be its...
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An Enemy of the People

There is a certain power to An Enemy of the People. A power which has sometimes overflowed the bounds of the theatre. The famous instance would be its...
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Ghosts

On a bleak, Norwegian night a young artist, Osvald Alving (Mark Quartley,) returns, broken, to his mother from Europe. He is diseased in both body and...