RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Henrik Ibsen

A collection of news and information related to Henrik Ibsen published by this site and its partners.

Top Henrik Ibsen Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • 'The Woman Upstairs' by Claire Messud

    'The Woman Upstairs' by Claire Messud
    A novel with a first-person narrator — a frustrated elementary schoolteacher with thwarted artistic ambitions — may not seem like the most promising or original premise. But even the most skeptical of readers will be seduced by the opening...
  • The wandering camera

    The wandering camera
    A storage unit, a garage, a car, a professor's office and a tent on a campsite. These are only a few of the 24 Irvine spots where Richard Newton bunked over two years in the early 1970s. This nomadic life — the yearning to feel out new...
  • '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...
  • '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 SHOWS FOR FALL

    50 SHOWS FOR FALL
    As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
  • 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...
  • Hollywood embraces Dustin Lance Black's Prop. 8 drama

     
    Dustin Lance Black's Prop. 8 drama "8" receives its star-studded West Coast premiere...
  • Berkeley Rep's Les Waters to head Actors Theatre of Louisville

     
    Les Waters, associate artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre, will be the next artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville. The appointment reverses the Kentucky to California route taken by Marc Masterson, who left Actors Theatre in May...
  • La Jolla Playhouse lines up four plays as part of 2011-12 season

     
    Four plays, including two world premieres, will help to anchor the La Jolla Playhouse's 2011-12 season, the company announced this week. In all, the new subscription season will feature six productions, including two musicals that will be announced at a.....
  • Orlando Film Festival — An awful lot of weaker fare in this one

     
    Programming a film festival can't be easy, even in the best of times. And with the beating indie film has taken in the past five years, just getting filmmakers to either pay an entry fee and submit their movie or who will simply allow their movie to be...