Actor's Express at King Plow Arts Center in Atlanta, GA opens Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House May 23. Performances began May 14 for a run through June 19.
Actor's Express Artistic Associate Nancy Keystone directs the Frank McGuinness translation of Ibsen's drama about Nora, a woman who comes to realize she's trapped in a demeaning marriage. Keystone, who won a Los Angeles Dramalogue Award for Low Level Panic, directed and designed Express's Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love, Hamlet, The Misanthrope and Three Sisters.
Jennifer Deer and Peter Ganim star as Nora and Torvald, her husband. Deer has appeared in Express's Italian American Reconciliation, Hamlet, The Women, Cloud 9 and Sailing to Byzantium. Ganim's Express credits include Man and Superman, Unidentified Human Remains..., The Misanthrope, Sailing to Byzantium and Hamlet.
Also in the cast are Chuck Horton, Michelle Beamer, Gene Ruyle, Abigail Maratek, Lake Roberts, Adam King, Evan O'Reilly and Janna Zonder. The McGuinness translation was played to much acclaim on Broadway two seasons ago, with Janet McTeer winning a Tony for her Nora.