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A Doll’s House (Student Edition)

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, 2008

Student Editions

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...This Student Edition of A Doll's House provides a wealth of scholarly information, annotation and background to aid the study of Ibsen's seminal play. The slamming of the front door at the end of Ibsen’s electrifying play...

An Enemy of the People

Translated by

Rebecca Lenkiewicz

~playauthor~Written by~ Henrik Ibsen , Rebecca Lenkiewicz ~playauthor~Translated by~ Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Roles: Total (10), Female (2), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Power. Money. Morality. In a tight knit community a shocking discovery comes to light and threatens the lifeblood of the town. Truth and honour are pitched against wild ambition and corruption in Ibsen's emotional maelstrom...

The Lady from the Sea

Translated by

Frank McGuinness

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

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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Summary
...Trapped in a loveless marriage, Ellida is consumed by her longing for the sea, by the promise of the unknown. The startling arrival of a stranger stirs her desires and lures her back to the water's edge. Now Ellida must confront both...
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...Ibsen's classic story of a woman who sets out to destroy her husband and his smug, middle-class attitudes, but instead finds herself having to make a grave decision. This television production is related to the 1991 Abbey Theatre, Dublin...

Ghosts

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, 2008

Student Editions

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Mrs Alving, the widow of the King’s Chamberlain, is opening an orphanage on her estate, dedicated to the memory of her late husband. Her son, Oswald, has returned for the ceremony, intent on staying the winter. Regina, Mrs. Alving’s maid...

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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Summary
...John Gabriel Borkman, wealthy, powerful, revered, sacrificed love for success and was handsomely rewarded. Now, disgraced and destitute after financial scandal and a jail sentence, he paces out each day alone, planning his comeback...
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...Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want: beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises from the past, Nora’s well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble. Ibsen...

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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Summary
...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 is projected...

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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Summary
...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...

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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Summary
...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 play...