Dollhouse at the Guthrie

 

ABOUT THE SHOW:

Nora (Sarah Agnew, The Home Place, Major Barbara) seems to have it all: a successful husband, three adorable children and a beautiful home in Lincoln Park. What looks like the picture perfect life, outfitted in the latest from Pottery Barn, is actually a complicated trap of secrets and lies, from which there is no easy bailout. Using Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece A Doll’s House as a springboard, award-winning playwright Rebecca Gilman has crafted a bold and insightful adaptation that transports Ibsen’s classic into 21st century suburbia. With a happily-ever-after ending that is audacious today as Ibsen’s original was over a century ago, Gilman’s Dollhouse raises questions about women and financial independence, marriage and motherhood, and how keeping up with the Joneses may be setting us behind.
 

OPENING NIGHT:

Friday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.

CLOSING:

Sunday, July 11 at 7 p.m.

TICKETS:

Single tickets priced $24 – $60
Guthrie Box Office: 612-377-2224
Greater Minnesota: TOLL FREE 877-44-STAGE
Box Office hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (performance days) and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (non-performance days)
Tickets may be purchased online at guthrietheater.org.
 

Playwright Rebecca Gilman
Photo courtesy of The Goodman Theatre
Director Wendy C. Goldberg
Photo courtesy of The Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference

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