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Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler
adapted by Christopher Shinn

Productions (18)
  • Drama
  • 130 - 140 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m
  • Set: A fashionable villa.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-616-9

Hedda Gabler
adapted by Christopher Shinn

(0)
Productions (18)
  • Drama
  • 130 - 140 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m
  • Set: A fashionable villa.

This Broadway adaptation of Ibsen's timeless drama presents a sympathetic, yet striking and powerful, Hedda in the classic tale of her struggle to find a means of escape from a loveless, ordinary existence. Beginning with the return from her honeymoon, Hedda finds herself bored of her husband, and longing for the days when she was free to exercise her wild and independent whims. With the return of an old flame and a proposition from an amorous judge, she begins a dangerous game, amusing herself by manipulating and destroying everyone around her in an attempt to regain control of her life.

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Play Details

This Broadway adaptation of Ibsen's timeless drama presents a sympathetic, yet striking and powerful, Hedda in the classic tale of her struggle to find a means of escape from a loveless, ordinary existence. Beginning with the return from her honeymoon, Hedda finds herself bored of her husband, and longing for the days when she was free to exercise her wild and independent whims. With the return of an old flame and a proposition from an amorous judge, she begins a dangerous game, amusing herself by manipulating and destroying everyone around her in an attempt to regain control of her life.

  • Drama
  • 130 - 140 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m
  • Set: A fashionable villa.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-616-9

Published Reviews

"Playwright Christopher Shinn's clear-headed, economical and modern-sounding adaptation moves with surprising swiftness."

Associated Press

"A thrilling new adaptation by Christopher Shinn, a young gay playwright known for edgy contemporary dramas, who puts a palpable present-day spin on the classic without punching you in the face."

Brandon Voss, HX

"Energized and revitalized by Shinn's adaptation, our ears are immediately set at ease with the commendably clear and unfussy syntax. I do not have the new text, but based on the older version I do have, I can say that Ibsen's ironies and subtleties have not been diminished or lost."

Simon Saltzman, CurtainUp

"Shinn's new adaptation nudges Ibsen into modern passion without disrespecting him."

Newsday

Production History

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Location
FEB 28, 2018 - MAR 03, 2018
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS
Chicago, IL United States
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS Chicago, IL United States
APR 21, 2016 - APR 23, 2016
MVCC Theater Program/Drama Club
Utica, NY United States
MVCC Theater Program/Drama Club Utica, NY United States
MAR 10, 2016 - MAR 13, 2016
University Of Arkansas Department Of Theatre
Fayetteville, AR United States
University Of Arkansas Department Of Theatre Fayetteville, AR United States
FEB 25, 2016 - MAR 05, 2016
The University Of Akron Theatre Program
Akron, OH United States
The University Of Akron Theatre Program Akron, OH United States
FEB 17, 2015 - MAY 09, 2015
The Moat Club, Naas
Naas, Ireland
The Moat Club, Naas Naas, Ireland
DEC 04, 2014 - DEC 05, 2014
National Tsing Hua University
Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
National Tsing Hua University Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
NOV 14, 2014 - NOV 15, 2014
Middletown High School
Middletown, DE United States
Middletown High School Middletown, DE United States
SEP 25, 2014 - OCT 03, 2014
Auburn University, Department of Theatre
Auburn, AL United States
Auburn University, Department of Theatre Auburn, AL United States
MAY 20, 2014 - MAY 22, 2014
Jewish Community High School of the Bay
San Francisco, CA United States
Jewish Community High School of the Bay San Francisco, CA United States
APR 03, 2014 - APR 12, 2014
Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester, MN United States
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester, MN United States
JAN 09, 2014 - JAN 13, 2014
Program in Theater
Princeton , NJ United States
Program in Theater Princeton , NJ United States
NOV 15, 2013 - NOV 23, 2013
Cambridge YMCA
Cambridge, MA United States
Cambridge YMCA Cambridge, MA United States
APR 18, 2012 - APR 21, 2012
Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts
North Adams, MA United States
Massachusetts College Of Liberal Arts North Adams, MA United States
FEB 11, 2011 - FEB 20, 2011
The Theatre School, DePaul University
Chicago, IL United States
The Theatre School, DePaul University Chicago, IL United States
FEB 09, 2011 - FEB 20, 2011
The Theatre School, DePaul University
Chicago, IL United States
The Theatre School, DePaul University Chicago, IL United States
FEB 18, 2010 - FEB 27, 2010
Tufts University
Medford, MA United States
Tufts University Medford, MA United States
SEP 24, 2009 - OCT 03, 2009
Jenkins Theatre AASU
Savannah, GA United States
Jenkins Theatre AASU Savannah, GA United States
JAN 06, 2009 - MAR 29, 2009
Roundabout Theatre Company (Broadway)
New York, NY United States
Roundabout Theatre Company (Broadway) New York, NY United States
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Location
FEB 28, 2018 - MAR 03, 2018
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS
Chicago, IL United States
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS Chicago, IL United States
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Production Group
Location
JAN 06, 2009 - MAR 29, 2009
Roundabout Theatre Company (Broadway)
New York, NY United States
Roundabout Theatre Company (Broadway) New York, NY United States