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Universally acclaimed as the Best Play of the 2017 Broadway season, A Doll’s House, Part 2, is a contemporary sort-of-sequel to Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, crackling with razor-sharp humor and intelligence relevant to today’s audience.

Smart, suspenseful, moving, and funny, A Doll’s House, PART 2 begins with a knock on the front door.  Fifteen years earlier, unhappy with her husband’s failure to regard her as a complex person, Nora famously slammed this door behind her, leaving her family to pursue her own happiness.  Now, she returns for reasons unknown.  But is everyone happy to see her?

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Janet Mitchko, Viki Boyle | Credit: Alex Wall

Peter Shoeffler, Janet Mitchko | Credit: Alex Wall

Janet Mitchko, Ally Carey | Credit: Alex Wall 

 

A Doll's House, Part 2 on WCSH's 207

A Doll's House, Part 2 - 207 interview

 

 

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen - About the play

A Doll’s House, Part 2 is a contemporary sort-of-sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s famous play, A Doll’s House. Although knowing the original plot isn’t necessary to enjoy or understand this show - here’s a summary.

THE PLOT Of PART ONE

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen 

Nora is a typical 1879 housewife and mother, dependent on her husband for everything. When her husband becomes ill, Nora breaks the law for the sake of love, and forges her name on a loan, so they can have the resources needed for her husband’s recovery. When this illegal secret is revealed to her husband, his judgmental reaction to the news awakens in Nora an awareness of the illusions on which her life and marriage are built, and she boldly leaves her home, famously slamming the door behind her, to create a new life on her own.

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REVIEW: Public Theatre Takes on Ibsen Sequel - BroadwayWorld.com

03/18/2019 5:29pm

"a thought-provoking production that deserves audience attention"

The popularity of Lucas Hnath’s 's Doll's House Part 2 was underscored by its second production in southern Maine - one which followed on the heels of the first at Portland's Good Theater. That Lewiston's Public Theatre offers a take on the work that is significantly different from the Portland production demonstrates the complexity and depth of possibilities in the piece. Read review >>

 

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