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Scandinavian Excursions with a Dutch Accent — Fringe Arts

In his still, intellectual scripts and screenplays, Ingmar Bergman creates intensity by having characters articulately express, even when silent, what living is for them Life and death is a constant … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Enemy of the People — Bristol Riverside Theatre

Consider all of the issues Henrik Ibsen broaches in “An Enemy of the People,” and you might think he was writing in the 21st century rather than in 1882. Parallels … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nora — Delaware Theatre Company

Intensity reigns constant as Kim Carson gives a breakthrough performance, and Ingmar Bergman’s compact adaptation of Ibsen’s classic, “A Doll’s House,” named “Nora” after its focal character, maintains a steady … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gint — EgoPo Classic Theater at Christ Church Neighborhood House

As told by Henrik Ibsen, following Norwegian legend and drawing on his own life, Peer Gynt is a wastrel who lives in the fjords and fails to live up to … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ghosts — People’s Light & Theatre Company

┬áLike many, Helen Alving is secure in thinking that by ignoring and managing the past, a past that she has engineered through decades of manipulation, careful rearrangement, and denial, she … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

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