Hedda Gabler (trans. Friel)

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Henrik Ibsen translated by Brian Friel

DOI: 10.5040/9780571286744.00000004
Acts: 4. Roles: Male (3) , Female (4) , Neutral (0)

Hedda Gabler returns, dissatisfied, from a long honeymoon. Bored by her aspiring academic husband, she foresees a life of tedious convention. And so, aided and abetted by her predatory confidante, Judge Brack, she begins to manipulate the fates of those around her to devastating effect.

Brian Friel's version of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in September 2008, to celebrate the theatre's birthday, eighty years after the Gate's inaugural production of Ibsen's Peer Gynt.

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Faber and Faber

Henrik Ibsen translated by Brian Friel

ISBN: 9780571242306

Series: Faber Drama

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