Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen

Playwright


Biography



Shows by Henrik Ibsen

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Synopsis

The play presents the story of a man named Brand, a priest with a stark vision of a demanding, inflexible god. Brand's implacable insistence on moral rigor and his unwillingness to compromise his self-imposed standards of hol... read more

Ibsen's A Doll's House is a revolutionary classic. The play was integral in establishing realism as a theatrical form, and continues to be a provocative portrayal of a woman suffering in a man's world. Nora and Torvald Helmer... read more

A coastal town in Norway is on its way to becoming a major health resort, thanks to its new municipal baths. In anticipation of an influx of tourists in the coming summer season, property values are rising, business is pickin... read more

Weaving an intricate web of emotion, Ibsen's Ghosts masterfully reveals the high cost of keeping secrets to save face, and the damage the truth can do when it's told too late. It should be a happy day in Mrs Alving's househo... read more

In Richard Eyre’s Olivier-award-winning adaptation of Ibsen’s groundbreaking masterpiece, long-held secrets are revealed, uncomfortable truths are faced, and a troubled family meets a cruel and unavoidable fate. On her estate... read more

Hedda Gabler focusses on the frustrated existence of its title character, exploring core issues of power, control, and social expectation. Bored and restricted by her middle-class environment, Hedda plays out her own fantasie... read more

Overview

Nationality
Norwegian
Born
3/20/1828
Died
5/23/1906
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Dark Comedy