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Henrik Ibsen

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  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage

    Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage
    Jill Adams is the new president of Hartford Stage's board of directors.  A seven-year veteran of the Board and a resident of North Granby, Adams is president and principal owner of the Adams & Knight advertising agency. A graduate of Catholic...
  • Why Hedda Endures

    Why Hedda Endures
    There's something about Hedda. "Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
  • On Campus at GCC: Auditions for 'A Doll's House' set to begin

    Open auditions for the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department's fall production of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Auditorium at 7 p.m. Those auditioning should prepare a one-minute...
  • 'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage

    'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Darko Tresnjak's first season of programming has been a long time coming, and it's sure not to disappoint, starting with Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece of compromise and womanhood, directed by Dora Award-...
  • Theaters On Political Wave? Not This Election in Connecticut

    With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign. I look...
  • 50 monologues expose 'My America' at Center Stage

    50 monologues expose 'My America' at Center Stage
    When Kwame Kwei-Armah left London to move to Baltimore, he was exploding with questions about this strange land on the other side of the Atlantic, where he was planting not just himself, but also his wife and young son. "As I was starting to find my...
  • 'An Enemy of the People' Playing at The Quick Center in Fairfield

    'An Enemy of the People' Playing at The Quick Center in Fairfield
    Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was ahead of his time. His realistic pieces were shocking and scandalous when he wrote them, but he didn't give a damn. The issues he dealt with then are still relevant today, though it's no longer considered taboo material. It is...
  • Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday

    Tickets for Baryshnikov Show At Hartford Stage -- And Others -- On Sale Monday
    If you’re not a subscriber to Hartford Stage and you want those tickets for the world premiere of the show featuring Mikhail Baryshikov — or tickets to other shows that will be part of the 2012-13 season —  here’s your chance....
  • New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage

    New Musical, Shakespeare, Ibsen Highlight Tresnjak's First Season at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin  a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
  • Adrienne Rich dies at 82; feminist poet and essayist

    Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82. The cause was...