September 16—October 14, 2018
By Lucas Hnath
“So endlessly stimulating…stirs the heart even as it invigorates the mind…” —BROADWAY NEWS
“Smart, funny and utterly engrossing…” —THE NEW YORK TIMES
In 1879, when Nora left her husband and children at the end of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, her door slam reverberated around the world, creating a storm of controversy; much of it focussed on Ibsen’s clarion call for gender equality.
Hnath’s stunning new drama begins with a knock on that same door 15 years later, as Nora returns with an urgent request, confronting husband, daughter and the woman who raised her children.
Layered and very current, A Doll’s House, Part 2 was nominated for the 2017 Tony Award – Best Play.
WHY I CHOSE THIS PLAY
It is simply stunning! The intellectual excitement is palpable, as arguments around gender, marriage and family are turned upside down and inside out. —Michael Shamata