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LONDON 4: Ghosts, Chimerica, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, etc.

Ghosts: It’s Ibsen, of course, and one of my favorites:  in my opinion a very difficult play to do for modern audiences, dealing as it does with the sins of the father and a very unscientific venereal disease without a … Continue reading

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“Hedda Gabler” at the Shaw

Thursday, Sep. 6, 2012 First up at the Shaw Festival:  Last night’s Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen.  I’m a long-time fan.  I keep a picture of Ibsen’s own inspirational totem, an inkwell supported by devils, on the bulletin board in front … Continue reading

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