National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler

Genre:  Other
Release Date: March 9, 2017 (limited) - March 9, 2017 - Select Cities

Current rating: Rating: 3.00
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Cast: Ruth Wilson


In this adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's 19th century masterpiece, Hedda (Ruth Wilson) and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon, however, their relationship is already on unstable ground. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries in vain to control those around her, but quickly finds her own world begin to unravel.

Director: Ivo van Hove
Studio: National Theatre Live
Screenplay: Henrik Ibsen

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  • 5 stars "This is a searing interpretation of a classic 19th century work. It is all sharp angles and tension, a naturalistic and unleashed portrayal of a rather up-tight society, its nouveau bourgeois and aging aristocracy. The performances are riveting, and Hove's usual stripped down conception doesn't stop the exposures there. It is an unforgettable evening of theatre."