Powerful psychological drama (1881) exposes hypocrisy of social conventions and society's moral codes. Mrs. Helen Alving is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease he has passed to their son. Ultimately, she is forced to acknowledge the "ghosts" that have kept her from living "just for the joy of life."
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|Age Range:||14 Years|
About the Author
HENRIK IBSEN (1828-1906) is the author of A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabler, Brand, Peer Gynt and The Master Builder among many others.
Richard Eyre worked for ten years in regional theatre in Leicester, Edinburgh and Nottingham. He was producer of the BBC's Play for Today from 1978 to 1981, and was Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 1988 to 1997. He has since worked widely in theatre and opera - including in the West End, at the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House, on Broadway and in Aix-en-Provence. His film and television work includes The Ploughman's Lunch , Tumbledown , Iris , Notes on a Scandal , and Changing Stages , a six-part look at twentieth-century theatre. He has received many awards for theatre, TV and film, and was knighted in 1997.
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