By Andrew Gans
28 Mar 2013
|Photo by Henry DiRocco|
Translated and adapted by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and adapted and directed by Kirsten Brandt, the production will run through April 21 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre.
The cast is headed by real-life married couple Gretchen Hall and Fred Arsenault, who are making their Globe debuts as the imperiled central couple Nora and Torvald Helmer. They are joined by Richard Baird (Nils Krogstad, Porter), Jack Koenig (Dr. Rank), Amanda Naughton (Anne-Marie), Nisi Sturgis (Mrs. Kristine Linde) and Katie Whalley (Helene).
Written in 1879, Ibsen's A Doll's House, according to press notes, is a "landmark of modern drama. In a time of financial desperation, a young wife makes a dangerous decision, taking an illegal risk to save her husband's life. Years later, her secret comes back to haunt her, and its revelation shakes the foundations of her entire world."
Tickets can be purchased online at TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.