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The Lady from the Sea

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Elinor Cook

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

Translated by

Elinor Cook

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Elinor Cook ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~Translated by~ Elinor Cook

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Elinor Cook's version of The Lady from the Sea relocates the action of Henrik Ibsen's 1888 play from 19th-century Norway to a Caribbean island in the 1950s. The play was first performed at the Donmar Warehouse, London, on 18 October 2017...

Nora: A Doll’s House  

Written by

Stef Smith

and

Henrik Ibsen

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

~playauthor~Written by~ Stef Smith , Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 3, Roles: Total (15), Female (6), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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... life rapidly unravels. Over the course of three days, Nora must fight to protect herself and her family or risk losing everything. Henrik Ibsen's brutal portrayal of womanhood caused outrage when it was first performed in 1879. This bold new...

Hedda

Written by

Lucy Kirkwood

and

Henrik Ibsen

Adapted by

Lucy Kirkwood

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

~playauthor~Written by~ Lucy Kirkwood , Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Lucy Kirkwood ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen

Nick Hern Books, 2008

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Lucy Kirkwood's version of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler relocates his nineteenth-century heroine to 21st-century Notting Hill. It was first performed at the Gate Theatre, London, on 21 August 2008. Hedda, still mourning...

Mrs Affleck

Written by

Samuel Adamson

and

Henrik Ibsen

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

~playauthor~Written by~ Samuel Adamson , Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (2)

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... every last undiluted drop of you. Taking Ibsen's Little Eyolf as the inspiration for a passionate and tragic tale of obsessive love, set in 1950s England, Samuel Adamson's Mrs Affleck opened at the National Theatre, London, in January 2009....

(the fall of) The Master Builder  

Written by

Zinnie Harris

and

Henrik Ibsen

From an original work by

Henrik Ibsen

~playauthor~Written by~ Zinnie Harris , Henrik Ibsen ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Henrik Ibsen

Faber and Faber, 2017

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... to open his new building tomorrow. Then a knock at the door propels Solness’ past into everyone’s future. The only way is down. Zinnie Harris’s contemporary take on Henrik Ibsen’s classic, The Master Builder, premiered at West Yorkshire Playhouse in September 2017....

John Gabriel Borkman

Translated by

Frank McGuinness

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Frank McGuinness ~playauthor~Translated by~ Frank McGuinness

Faber and Faber, 2010

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (8), Female (5), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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... is shattered once and for all. Frank McGuinness's new version of Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman premiered at the Abbey Theatre in September 2010 as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival....
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... Henrik Ibsen; Producer: Simon Curtis. Starring: Fiona Shaw (Mind Games), Brid Brennan, Donal McCann (The Serpent's Kiss), Stephen Rea (The Crying Game), Nicholas Woodeson (The Avengers). Distributed under licence from Educational Publishers LLP...

The Pretenders

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Michael Meyer

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1987

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (18), Female (5), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...Set in Norway in the first half of the thirteenth century, The Pretenders is based on the true story of King Haakon of Norway, who by the end of his reign had become the longest-serving king of Norway to date. Ibsen’s...

Peter Gynt

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

David Hare

Adapted by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , David Hare ~playauthor~Adapted by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 33, Roles: Total (27), Female (8), Male (19), Unassigned (0)

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...In this radical new version of Peer Gynt, David Hare kidnaps Henrik Ibsen's most famous hero and runs away with him into the twenty-first century. Stripped of fretwork and greenery, the play...

Peer Gynt

Written by

Henrik Ibsen

and

Michael Meyer

Translated by

Michael Meyer

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Michael Meyer ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Meyer

Methuen Drama, 1987

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 38, Roles: Total (43), Female (11), Male (32), Unassigned (0)

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...Per Gynt, the model for Ibsen’s great dramatic poem, was a folk hero from Norwegian fairy tales. Believing the story to be based on fact, Ibsen composed his work in the 1870s, eschewing dramatic convention and sending his protagonist...