Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was a Norwegian playwright and poet whose realistic, symbolic and often controversial plays revolutionised European theatre. He is widely regarded as the father of modern drama. His acclaimed plays include A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler, An Enemy of the People and The Pillars of the Community. His centenary is celebrated in 2006.
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Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) was a great 19th century Norwegian playwright who was considered one of the first prominent figures of modern theatre. Ibsen wrote many famous plays but none moreso than A Doll's House, which was controversial in its time for its criticism of 19th century marriages and morals yet remains the world's most performed play today.
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