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Henrik Ibsen

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  • No easy choices in 'Red and Green'

    No easy choices in 'Red and Green'
    Last weekend's earthquake in Nepal brought some glancing international attention to the remote Himalayan nation — especially when a wall at the British embassy in Kathmandu collapsed and killed three Nepalese citizens, setting off protests. But...
  • At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe

     At the Annoyance, Rahm Emanuel from finger to toe
    "F--- You, I Love You, Bye: The Rahm Emanuel Story" **1/2 There are plenty of jokes that land solidly in this good-natured, necessarily profanity-laden skewering of Chicago's current mayor, which flashes forward to the year 2081 when visitors to the...
  • 'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage

    'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage
    Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Darko Tresnjak's first season of programming has been a long time coming, and it's sure not to disappoint, starting with Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece of compromise and womanhood, directed by Dora Award-...
  • Theaters On Political Wave? Not This Election in Connecticut

    With the closing of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" last week, the most politically direct show on Broadway has left the stage. It has also got me to thinking about theater and politics during these last few weeks of a major presidential campaign. I look...
  • Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"

    Roxanna Hope Stars In Hartford Stage' "Hedda Gabler"
    Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage. The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
  • Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage

    Jill Adams Named Board President At Hartford Stage
    Jill Adams is the new president of Hartford Stage's board of directors.  A seven-year veteran of the Board and a resident of North Granby, Adams is president and principal owner of the Adams & Knight advertising agency. A graduate of Catholic...
  • Why Hedda Endures

    Why Hedda Endures
    There's something about Hedda. "Hedda Gabler," that is, the titular character in Henrik Ibsen's classic "new woman" tale, the original housewife of Oslo County, the gal who has attitude, aptitude and is one mean shot. The inscrutable character has...
  • On Campus at GCC: Auditions for 'A Doll's House' set to begin

    Open auditions for the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department's fall production of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House" will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Auditorium at 7 p.m. Those auditioning should prepare a one-minute...
  • Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'

    Henry Gibson dies at 73; original cast member of 'Laugh-In'
    Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late 1960s as the flower-holding poet on TV's landmark satirical comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 73. Gibson died late Monday night at his home in Malibu after a...
  • 'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others

    'The Lincoln Anthology' edited by Harold Holzer, 'The Best American History Essays on Lincoln' edited by Sean Wilentz, Ronald C. White's biography 'A. Lincoln' and others
    It was Tuesday, May 30, 1922, the day of the dedication of the solemn and splendid memorial to Abraham Lincoln in Washington, and the ceremony on the Mall featured speeches by President Warren Harding and Chief Justice William Howard Taft. The most...
  • Tackling Knut Hamsun

    Tackling Knut Hamsun
    Knut Hamsun Dreamer and Dissenter Ingar Sletten Kolloen Yale University Press: 378 pp., $40 Knut Hamsun The Dark Side of Literary Brilliance Monika {Zcaron}agar University of Washington Press: 344 pp., $30 paper In the spring of 1891, 31-year-...
  • Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'

    Alice Ripley plays Mrs. Walker her way (not Ann-Margret's) in 'The Who's Tommy'
    TONY-nominated actress and pop musician Alice Ripley is about to become a mother for the third time. Sort of. When "The Who's Tommy" pop musician is unveiled this weekend at Hollywood's Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, it will mark Ripley's third appearance as...