An Enemy of the People (Lenkiewicz)

An Enemy of the People (Lenkiewicz)

An Enemy of the People (Lenkiewicz)

by: Henrik Ibsen, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

by: Henrik Ibsen, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

An Enemy of the People (Lenkiewicz)

An Enemy of the People (Lenkiewicz)

by: Henrik Ibsen, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

by: Henrik Ibsen, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Overview

When Dr Stockmann discovers the town's famous spa waters are poisoned, she expects to be treated as a hero for averting an environmental catastrophe. Instead, she's accused by her brother the mayor of threatening the town's livelihood. Public and media opinion divides and the community splits into factions.

Tackling fake news, whistle-blowers and the corruption of power, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's contemporary take on Henrik Ibsen's classic premiered at the Nottingham Playhouse in September 2019.

Authors

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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Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Rebecca Lenkiewicz was born in England in 1968. One of her first works, The Night Season, won the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright. In 2008, Lenkiewicz's acclaimed piece Her Naked Skin became the first play written by a living female playwright to be performed on the Olivier Stage of London's ...

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