The Bridge Production Group presents a new and loose adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama 'Hedda Gabler.' More…
Returning to Norway from a three-month honeymoon abroad, Hedda finds herself trapped in an unfurnished house with her uninspiring and academic husband. Trapped by moving boxes. Trapped by talks of academia. Trapped. The sudden inflow of guests and ghosts from the past provide Hedda the opportunity to stir the pot, creating some brief diversions to pass the time. As her actions continue to alter the lives of those around her, Hedda propels herself closer and closer to the brink of insanity. 'Hedda' is part of The Bridge's month-long residency at The Robert Moss Theatre, and is performed in rotating repertory with 'Red Light Winter' and 'The Sonnets.'
See it if A show that starts out well enough only to get a little slow paced at times. It is still worth seeing as it has good direction, good acting.
Don't see it if You must like this kind of genre or it will not be a good evening for you.
See it if You have a twisted sense of humor. A black comedy of narcissism and cruelty. Full of surprises. Warped dominant female lead role.
Don't see it if I wasn’t familiar with the classic, which I think added to my enjoyment of this takeoff because everything was new.
See it if total agreement with partner re: 95 %. Well done different view re: the Ibsen masterpiece. Small stage but great set To be rebuilt each show
Don't see it if you feel that it must be Ibsen's version. (I understand )and feel that the classic cannot be changed at all. Also, if you need a dance numbe
See it if you enjoy melodrama. There is a lot of plot. And a remarkably successful party scene.
Don't see it if you expect it to relate to Hedda Gabler in any way other then the frequant use of her name.
See it if you enjoy a modern take on the classic. Well-staged with very interesting characters.
Don't see it if you expect the classic or you are bothered by some uneven moments.
See it if A very unusual version of the Ibsen classic with a twist. This is not for the purists, but is very entertaining and fun.
Don't see it if You need an exact portrayal of Hedda Gabler as written by Ibsen. You expect a dreary costumed drama.
See it if You like your classics updated with twists in language (updated) and plot in spare intimate production
Don't see it if You don’t like playwrights taking liberties with classics or period pieces being updated
See it if good adaption of this ibsen classic; a modern take with some strange twists.
Don't see it if you don't like your classics messed with; should stick to being a drama, tried to be funny at parts but it didn't work
See it if you want to see a dark portrayal of a woman behaving badly, though without much clue as to the reason why, with some comical moments.
Don't see it if you are put off by a confusing and incongruous ending, or overacting in a small venue.
See it if you like the Ibsen classic and don't mind it being presented in a different, somewhat quirky manner at times. The base story is great !
Don't see it if you're a purist and want to see Ibsen's play as originally intended without the quirky, occasional comic changes to a very serious drama.
See it if Like the idea of a person manipulating, another person againist there will.
Don't see it if Dont like people who stab YOU in your back, pr try to turn other people against you.
See it if Appreciate intense full on drama. Great acting while somewhat disturbing content.
Don't see it if You cant sit through 90 intense minutes w no break
See it if Experimental versions of classic plays are of interest. You've a penchant for darker themes.
Don't see it if You prefer your classics, classic and not modernized. You want a light evening at the theatre.
See it if You love Ibsen and Hedda and want to see a more modern adaptation, which is more "fun." (As fun as Hedda Gabbler can be–so not tremendously)
Don't see it if You love Ibsen and couldn't stand to see Hedda altered into a more flippant version.
See it if You prefer independently produced dramedy, elliptical writing, and generously protrayed by a wonderful cast.
Don't see it if You prefer plays that are a little less dark and brutal. Or you prefer sattire and load comedies.
See it if you enjoy beautifully written, dark yet compelling plays that retain the classic ideas of the original while combining modern elements.
Don't see it if you don't like changes being made to previously existing plays.
See it if you like modern adaptations of classics and enjoy theatre that takes risks and a director who boldly chooses not to please everyone.
Don't see it if You are a theatre purist who must have classics remain unchanged and untouched.
See it if you like interesting, thought provoking dramas that incorporate a biting sense of humor.
Don't see it if you just want some easy, commercial theater. Head over to Cats, it's running until December.