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A Doll's House

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Closed March 23, 2014

A galvanizing, star-making performance by Hattie Morahan.

The New York Times, Ben Brantley

Why See A Doll's House?

London's Young Vic transfer their acclaimed production of A Dolls House to Broadway, with theatre's rising star Hattie Morahan once again claiming the lead role in what critic's called a "once-in-a-lifetime performance."

The play revolves around the central character, Nora, whose seemingly peaceful married life starts to crumble when a secret from her past comes back to haunt her and she finds herself struggling to find a balance between societal marital expectations and her own needs for self-determination.

A Dolls House was written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and premiered in 1879. The play was, and still is, an extremely significant artistic work due to its critical view of 19th century marriage and sympathetic view of a women's role in married life - something quite uncommon for the time in which it was written.

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Dates

Previews from: 21 February 2014

Opening night: 26 February 2014

Audience

May not be suitable for younger audiences

Run time

Two hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Hattie Morahan as Nora

Dominic Rowan as Torvald

Creative

Written by Henrik Ibsen

Directed by Carrie Cracknell

Set design by Ian MacNeil

Costumes by Gabrielle Dalton

Lighting design by Guy Hoare

Music by Stuart Earl

Sound design by David McSeveney

Choreography by Quinny Sacks

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