A Doll's House (Modern Plays) by Henrik Ibsen

By Henrik Ibsen

'I imagine i am a person earlier than anything. i do not care what other folks say. i do not care what humans write in books. i must imagine for myself.'

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House premiered in 1879 in Copenhagen, the second one in a sequence of realist performs via Ibsen, and instantly provoked controversy with its it seems that feminist message and publicity of the hypocrisy of Victorian middle-class marriage. In Ibsen's play, Nora Helmer has secretly (and deceptively) borrowed a wide amount of cash to pay for her husband, Torvald, to get over affliction on a sabbatical in Italy. Torvald's belief of Nora is of a foolish, naive spendthrift, so it is just whilst the reality starts off to emerge, and Torvald appreciates the initiative at the back of his spouse, that unmendable cracks look of their marriage.

This compelling re-creation of Ibsen's masterpiece through playwright Simon Stephens premiered on the younger Vic Theatre, London, on 29 June 2012.

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