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Hedda Gabler (Marber)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  4f, 3m

Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free.

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    Cast Size
    4f, 3m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
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Summary
Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free.

Ibsen’s classic in a version by Patrick Marber. Hedda returns from her honeymoon with new husband George Tesman.

Struggling with her marriage and life devoid of excitement, Hedda strives to find a way to fulfil her desires by manipulating those around her.

This version opened at the National Theatre, London, in December 2016s

Media

"It is a version that will have a life beyond this production." - The Guardian, Read more

"...smartly conceived and surprisingly understated..." - The Telegraph, Read more

"Patrick Marber's new translation is supple, spare and funny; close to the original but with just enough modernity to let him highlight both the humour and the threat." - Whatsonstage, Read more

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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 1 ...
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Patrick Marber

Patrick Marber was born in London in 1964. He began his career as a writer in 1986. He co-wrote and appeared in a number of radio and television programmes including The Day Today and Knowing Me, Knowing You. In 1995 his first play, Dealer’s Choice, premiered at the National ...
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