Actor's Express Announces Co-Production, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, with Aurora Theatre

Actor's Express Announces Co-Production, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, with Aurora Theatre

Actor's Express will co-produce A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath with Aurora Theatre. Fifteen years ago, Nora Helmer made the shocking decision to leave her husband and family, setting out on a new independent life. Now she has come home, knocking on the same door she slammed shut a decade and a half earlier - arriving with a request for an impossible favor from her husband. Long-simmering resentments boil over in an intellectual and comedic slugfest of ideas, love - and the rights of women in the modern world. This Tony-winning comedy of ideas from the author of The Christians was one of the most talked-about smash hits of the 2017 Broadway season.

According to Artistic Director Freddie Ashley, "When I attended A Doll's House, Part 2 on Broadway last summer, it was one of the most relentlessly entertaining plays I'd ever seen. It is so smart, so funny and so impactful - a theatrical sucker punch. I knew right away that it belonged on the Actor's Express stage. And it's especially exciting to partner with my beloved Aurora Theatre. Anthony and Ann-Carol gave me my very first directing job, setting into motion a string of over a dozen collaborations that have been some of the most treasured of my career. Working with Aurora feels like coming home."

A co-production between Actor's Express and Aurora Theatre


By Lucas Hnath

Directed by Freddie Ashley

August 25 - September 23, 2018

Early bird subscriptions for Actor's Express's Season 31 are currently available online at or by calling 404-607-7469. Single tickets will go on sale this summer. Group pricing is available.

For info, e-mail Ticket prices are subject to availability. Order early for best pricing. 8% sales tax will be added to all orders.


Since our founding in 1988, we have sought to nurture the next generation of playwrights through workshops, readings, and full productions of new plays; to develop and nurture Atlanta's artistic community through theatre training; to catalyze the dialogue essential to the vitality of our neighborhood and our city; and to enhance Atlanta's reputation nationally as a thriving center for live performance. Actor's Express is located on the west side of Atlanta in the King Plow Arts Center at 887 W. Marietta Street, Suite J-107, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.

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