A Doll’s House: Wild Rose
arts commons | motel theatre | 205 8 ave se | april 4-13
ADAPTED BY TEREASA MAILLIE, SHELBY REINITZ, AND CHRISTI DOS SANTOS-WING. Directed by Kaleigh Richards
ABOUT THE PLAY + ADAPTATION
A 140 years ago, Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House first premiered in Denmark: It shook the theatre world.
Nora, a married women, lacks self-fulfilment in a male dominated world. But determining her destiny disrupts society’s foundation.
But what happens when our Nora finds herself in present day Alberta? Does she face a similar dilemma? How have her options changed? And more importantly, does she choose a new beginning?
HISTORY OF A DOLL’S HOUSE
After Shakespeare, Ibsen is the world’s most frequently performed dramatist. And by the early 20th century A Doll's House became the most performed play.
In 2006, the centennial of Ibsen's death, A Doll's House held the distinction of being the world's most performed play that year. UNESCO has inscribed Ibsen's autographed manuscripts of A Doll's House on the Memory of the World Register in 2001, in recognition of its historical value.
Join us for our special talkback series where you get to chat in an informal setting with an expert. Our Conversations with Creators’ talkback delves into the process of the actors and director while our Playwrights Who Play talkback delves into the re-creation of this new-but-old universe; and our Theatreshrink talkback delves into the psychological motivations behind the characters with Dr. Wendy Froberg.
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