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Henrik Ibsen

 
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Date of Birth: March 20, 1828
Date of Death: May 23, 1906 (78)

Birth Place: Skien, NORWAY

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Henrik Ibsen Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Revival Gold Star
Henrik IbsenHedda Gabler
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Best Revival of a Play or Comedy
Henrik IbsenThe Wild Duck

Henrik Ibsen News

Photos: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Theatrikos Theatre Company Photo Photos: First Look at A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 at Theatrikos Theatre Company
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 28, 2023

Theatrikos is currently bringing the most frequently licensed show of 2019 to the Flagstaff stage:  A Doll’s House, Part 2, running through February 12, 2023. Check out the photos here!

Abbey Theatre Presents World Premieres From Two of Ireland's Leading Playwrights Deir Photo Abbey Theatre Presents World Premieres From Two of Ireland's Leading Playwrights Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O'Rowe
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2023

The Abbey Theatre has announced the world premieres of two new plays, from Irish playwrights Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O'Rowe. Appearing on the stages of Ireland's national theatre in Spring 2023, An Old Song, Half Forgotten by Deirdre Kinahan and Mark O'Rowe's adaptation of the Henrik Ibsen classic Ghosts, will both open in April. 

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Return Of Evolution Festival In March 2023 Photo Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Return Of Evolution Festival In March 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023

Evolution Festival returns to the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in March 2023 for its seventh year, providing a platform and career launch pad for young theatre makers producing innovative work for stage and screen.

North American Premiere of LOVE By Alexander Zeldin Announced At Park Avenue Armory Photo North American Premiere of LOVE By Alexander Zeldin Announced At Park Avenue Armory
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2023

Next month, Park Avenue Armory presents the North American premiere of LOVE by playwright/director Alexander Zeldin in his New York debut.

Austin Based Filigree Theatre Announces Next Production In 2022-2023 Season, FIRE IN  Photo Austin Based Filigree Theatre Announces Next Production In 2022-2023 Season, FIRE IN DREAMLAND
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2023

Austin-based independent theatre company, The Filigree Theatre, announces the dates for the next production in their ‚ÄúBy The Sea‚ÄĚ season titled ‚ÄúFire in Dreamland.‚ÄĚ Opening weekend will run from Thursday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb. 5, starting at 8 p.m. each night at the Factory on 5th (3409 E 5th St., Austin, TX 78702). The show will then run the following Thursday - Sunday evenings at 8 p.m., closing on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Chester's LGBTQIA+ Community Celebrated in New Weekend Festival STORYHOUSE QUEER Photo Chester's LGBTQIA+ Community Celebrated in New Weekend Festival STORYHOUSE QUEER
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2023

A new festival which puts Chester's LGBTQIA+ community centre stage is coming to Storyhouse next month. 

Wake Up With BWW 1/4: Complete Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/4: Complete Casting For A DOLL'S HOUSE, and More!
by - Jan 4, 2023

Top stories include complete casting for A Doll's House, starring Jessica Chastain! Plus, multiple shows set new box office records, and more!

Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan, and More Join Jessica Chastain in A DOLL'S HOUSE;  Photo Arian Moayed, Okieriete Onaodowan, and More Join Jessica Chastain in A DOLL'S HOUSE; Complete Casting Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023

Complete casting has been announced as rehearsals commence for Academy Award winner¬†Jessica Chastain¬†as ‚ÄėNora Helmer‚Äô in Lloyd‚Äôs radical new production of¬†Henrik Ibsen‚Äôs landmark drama¬†A Doll‚Äôs House¬†in a new version by¬†Amy Herzog.

Which Broadway Show Has Been Revived the Most? Photo Which Broadway Show Has Been Revived the Most?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 4, 2022

This month, the reader question was ‚ÄúWhat Broadway show has been revived the most?‚ÄĚ Taking both plays and musicals into account, and considering works in repertory, these were the findings.

Wake Up With BWW 11/30: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Delays Closing, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/30: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Delays Closing, and More!
by - Nov 30, 2022

Top stories include The Phantom of the Opera delaying their closing performance for an additional eight weeks on Broadway! Plus, the theatre and dates have been announced for A Doll's House, starring Jessica Chastain, casting announced for the Chess benefit concert, and more!

Henrik Ibsen Videos

VIDEO: First Look at GHOSTS at Seattle Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at GHOSTS at Seattle Rep

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Seattle Rep is producing Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, in a new translation by Paul Walsh. Directed by Carey Perloff, featuring Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck; A League of Their Own; Nomadland), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Scarface), and Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Lion King).

WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Tonight at Videoplay
WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged IPHIGENIA IN AULIS Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BroadwayWorld

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020

Tonight, at 7 p.m. ET, the No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC) presents Euripides' 'Iphigenia in Aulis' as part of their live-streamed Fortnightly Reading Series: Pride Edition! All shows in NETC's Fortnightly Reading Series are abridged to run under 90 minutes. All shows in our Fortnightly Reading Series are abridged to run less than 90 minutes, with a Q&A with the artists to follow. 

WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged, Pride-Inspired A MIDSUMMER N Videoplay
WATCH: Livestream No Exit Theatre Collective's Abridged, Pride-Inspired A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tonight at 7 p.m. ET on BroadwayWorld

by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2020

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC) will present William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in their live-streamed Fortnightly Reading Series: Pride Edition! You can watch the abridged, 90 minute version of the Shakespeare comedy

VIDEO:  A DOLL'S HOUSE Begins Tonight At City Stage Videoplay
VIDEO: A DOLL'S HOUSE Begins Tonight At City Stage

by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2019

Kansas City Actors Theatre and Henrik Ibsen: Together for the first time. 'A Doll's House' created a scandal when it was first staged 140 years ago, now you can decide for yourself whether Nora Helmer makes the right choice as she fights to save her family and herself from ruin.

The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE Videoplay
The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE

by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2018

In March, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the fourth and final production of its third season with the play A Doll's House; by Henrik Ibsen and translated by Christopher Hampton.

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Talks A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, ROSEANNE Reunion
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Laurie Metcalf chatted about the highly-anticipated ROSEANNE reunion, promising the full original cast's return. Later, the actress discusses her Tony-nominated turn in Broadway's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf and Lucas Hnath Chat A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 on CBS Sunday Morning
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2017

A Doll's House Part 2 has been a surprise hit on Broadway, playwright Lucas Hnath having shocked the industry by daring to write a sequel to the renowned Ibsen hit. Hnath and Tony nominated star Laurie Metcalf sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to talk about the show, check out the video below!

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Talks About 'Roseanne' Reboot And 'A Doll's House 2' on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - May 30, 2017

Actress Laurie Metcalf is best known as Jackie on ‚ÄúRoseanne,‚ÄĚ a role she'll reprise when the series reboots soon, but she's also earning rave reviews on Broadway for ‚ÄúA Doll's House, Part 2,‚ÄĚ an irreverent but acclaimed sequel to a classic play by Henrik Ibsen. Regarding the return of ‚ÄúRoseanne,‚ÄĚ she tells NBC's TODAY, ‚Äúit was just meant to be.‚ÄĚ The new show may even be filmed on the original set, she reveals.

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Warms Up for Broadway with Tongue Twister Competition on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Broadway star and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf got a vocal warmup ahead of her performance in A DOLL'S HOUSE: PART 2 with a tongue twister competition.

BWW TV Exclusive: Doug Wright & Dale Soules Preview Atlantic Theatre Company's POSTERITY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere of Posterity, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright and featuring Hamish Linklater, John Noble, Dale Soules, Henry Stram and Mickey Theis. Posterity is currently in previews and will officially open Sunday, March 15, 2015 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 5 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at The Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Norway's most celebrated sculptor (Linklater) is commissioned to create the last official portrait of the country's most famous writer, but Henrik Ibsen (Noble) proves to be an irascible, contentious sitter, as the two men wage war over both his legacy and his likeness. With his inimitable wit and insight, Doug Wright explores the nature of artistic success and the fear of being forgotten. In the special interview below, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sits down with Wright and Soules to chat about the new play, working together again, and more!


Henrik Ibsen Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Henrik Ibsen written?
Henrik Ibsen has written 28 shows including Pillars of Society (Playwright), Ghosts (Playwright), John Gabriel Borkman (Playwright), When We Dead Awake (Playwright), Love's Comedy (Playwright), Brand (Playwright), Little Eyolf (Playwright), The Lady from the Sea (Playwright), Peer Gynt (Playwright), An Enemy of the People (Playwright), The Wild Duck (Playwright), The Master Builder (Playwright), The Vikings (Playwright), Rosmersholm (Playwright), A Doll's House (Playwright), Peer Gynt (Playwright), John Gabriel Borkman (Playwright), Little Eyolf (Playwright), Hedda Gabler (Playwright), Peer Gynt I (Playwright), Peer Gynt II (Playwright), An Enemy of the People (Playwright), Brand (Playwright), A Doll's House (Playwright), Hedda Gabler (Playwright), transFigures (Text), Hedda Gabler (Playwright), A Doll's House (Original Playwright).

What awards has Henrik Ibsen been nominated for?
Best Revival (Olivier Awards) for Hedda Gabler and Best Revival of a Play or Comedy (Olivier Awards) for The Wild Duck .

What awards has Henrik Ibsen won?
Best Revival (Olivier Awards) for Hedda Gabler.