Hedda Gabler, This Is Not a Love Story

by  Henrik Ibsen, Selma Dimitrijevic

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

This married life is not what Hedda Gabler signed up for. She is the daughter of a general; a gun-toting, horse-riding, party-throwing siren. Then, with one little ring on a finger, she’s supposed to turn into the quiet, predictable wife of an academic.

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Hedda Gabler, This Is Not a Love Story

by  Henrik Ibsen Selma Dimitrijevic

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    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

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When promises are broken, an old flame comes to town, blackmail and scandal are threatened and other, braver women start to occupy the limelight, Hedda has to decide: must she submit, settle down and knuckle under or is it possible to stand up, take control and tear it all down?

Hedda Gabler is Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, possibly the greatest stage role ever written for an actress. This funny, shocking and powerful play opens up the desperation and absurdity of trying to live as a thing that you are not.
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Henrik Ibsen

At age 23, Henrik Ibsen (born March 20, 1828, Skien, Nor.died May 23, 1906, Kristiania) became theatre director and resident playwright of the new National Theatre at Bergen, charged with creating a national drama. He directed the Norwegian Theatre in Kristiana from 1857 to 1863, when the theatre went bankrupt. He then ...

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Selma Dimitrijevic

Selma is Greyscale Theatre Company’s Artistic Director. Theatre credits include: Dr. Frankenstein (Greyscale/Northern Stage); A Prayer (Greyscale/NorthernStage); Night Time (Traverse Theatre); Broken (Oran Mor); Game Theory (ek/Traverse Theatre); Re:Union (7:84); Harmless Creatures (Greyscale/ Hull Truck); Gods Are ...

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