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By Henrik Ibsen

'I imagine i am a person sooner than anything. i do not care what folks say. i do not care what humans write in books. i must imagine for myself.'

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House premiered in 1879 in Copenhagen, the second one in a sequence of realist performs through Ibsen, and instantly provoked controversy with its it seems that feminist message and publicity of the hypocrisy of Victorian middle-class marriage. In Ibsen's play, Nora Helmer has secretly (and deceptively) borrowed a wide amount of cash to pay for her husband, Torvald, to get over sickness on a sabbatical in Italy. Torvald's notion of Nora is of a foolish, naive spendthrift, so it is just while the reality starts off to emerge, and Torvald appreciates the initiative in the back of his spouse, that unmendable cracks seem of their marriage.

This compelling new edition of Ibsen's masterpiece through playwright Simon Stephens premiered on the younger Vic Theatre, London, on 29 June 2012.

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