Travelers, says Ibsen
, is hopeful other corporations will become interested in creating similar programs for their professions.
"You learn a great deal from masters like Ibsen
about structure but with new writing, a lot of the time you're solving problems as it's not tried and tested."
Platon Mavromoustakos looks at productions of Ghosts in the light of notions of Greek tragedy, and he describes an intriguing production Ibsenland by Iakovos Kambanellis--which seems to be not quite a sequel to Ghosts, but a meditation on, or a teasing out of the implications of, a dramatic rewriting of the play in which the dramatist 'fuses Ibsen
with Chekhov and Pirandello in a quest for a new theatricality' (p.
What: The Henrik Ibsen
classic about a doctor's struggle to alert townspeople about industrial toxins polluting the town's waters
was known as a realistic writer but this being his last play, was penned in a different style," said Thiyam, is now working on his next venture -- a play on Rabindranath Tagore's script The King of the Dark Chambers.
's regular correspondence with his friends, We can see that he treats the stranger with favor; on February 14, 1889, in his letter to Prof.
The action - set against and around a backdrop of four moveable panels - is as loaded with symbolism and unspoken meaning as you would expect from Ibsen
, although that can make it difficult to feel really engaged.
Binding seems unacquainted with the literature on Ibsen
's portrait of the artist in The Master Builder.
"It is really honest as a play and you really get a sense of Ibsen
searching for the truth, the nittygritty of people."
When I met her during rehearsals for Ibsen
's The Lady From the Sea at Birmingham Rep, I asked if the sharp division between her stage and TV work was a sign of the times.