The Lady from the Sea (Fjelde, trans.)

by  Henrik Ibsen, Rolf Fjelde

Full Length Play  /  5m, 3f

Landlocked beyond the walls of her fjord home where her husband Dr. Wangel offers the security of family and responsibility, Ellida is persistently drawn to the sea from where a past love returns-promising the ecstasy of the unknown. Will she remain and suffocate or find freedom across the sea?…

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The Lady from the Sea (Fjelde, trans.)

by  Henrik Ibsen Rolf Fjelde

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Landlocked beyond the walls of her fjord home where her husband Dr. Wangel offers the security of family and responsibility, Ellida is persistently drawn to the sea from where a past love returns-promising the ecstasy of the unknown. Will she remain and suffocate or find freedom across the sea?
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Henrik Ibsen

At age 23, Henrik Ibsen (born March 20, 1828, Skien, Nor.died May 23, 1906, Kristiania) became theatre director and resident playwright of the new National Theatre at Bergen, charged with creating a national drama. He directed the Norwegian Theatre in Kristiana from 1857 to 1863, when the theatre went bankrupt. He then ...

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Rolf Fjelde

Rolf Fjelde (1926-2002) was one of the formeost translators of Henrik Ibsen's plays into English, whose translations were heralded by Harold Clurman as ''the truest to the original and unexcelled for theatrical performance.' ...

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