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Henrik Ibsen's

The Lady from the Sea

Translated by Rolf Fjelde
Directed by Shana Cooper

Mar 12, 2020 — Apr 12, 2020

“What perennially strikes me about Ibsen is his raging modernity… Ibsen reminds us that structure is meaning and that there is a moral and aesthetic thrill in the moment of revelation.” -The Guardian

When a sailor returns to fulfill his promise, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter must choose between her landlocked marriage and the mesmerizing allure of the sea. Hailed as a watershed moment in Ibsen’s writing, The Lady from the Sea dissects issues of duty, marriage, and agency with raw emotion and disarming resonance. Director Shana Cooper injects the text with a visceral physicality that thrillingly reflects and refracts Ibsen’s structure and characterization.

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