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Hedda

From 17 member reviews
Members say: Quirky, Slow, Indulgent, Confusing, Disappointing

About the show

Armed with puppets, dolls, gizmos, and gadgets, a performer and stage manager attempt to perform the lamentable tale of 'Hedda Gabler.' Part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival. More…

First performed in 1891, 'Hedda Gabler' is about a woman who, having recently married an unimaginably bland man, is bored and resentful. When an old lover is re-introduced in to her life, she spirals down a destructive path to leach from others what she cannot obtain herself: courage and passion. Despite her misguided attempts to seize some power, she is outmanipulated. This new piece seeks to dismantle this classic piece of nineteenth century realism and zoom the perspective to Hedda. And see how much fun it can be.



49
Banal, Ambitious, Indulgent, Disappointing, Edgy

See it if you're a hard-core Ibsen/Hedda fan into seeing all interpretations.

Don't see it if you expect a production with fully realized characters and portrayals, don't like one-woman shows, not a fan of fringe theatre.

49
Terrible

See it if You like to see young people experimenting with new ways to present an old classic.

Don't see it if you expect good, one-person, acting of multiple parts. Don't see it on a hot day, in a humid basement, with no air conditioning

Also I've seen one person shows acted masterfully. This is not it. There wa... Read more Read less

14
Confusing, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if you like amateur shows, you like self-indulgent performance art, you like sock puppets, you enjoy the idea of Ibsen screaming from the grave

Don't see it if you value theater, you hate to see classics trashed, you value your time,


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