The conflict between duty and desire inspires a bold new play by Scottish writer Stef Smith. Nora: A Doll's House reworks Ibsen's drama into three different eras: the campaign for women's suffrage, the sexually liberated '60s and the present day. The time frames entwine to tell the story of a wife and mother whose perfect domestic life is threatened by her secret past and inner desperation.
Through three different Noras, each contending with the gender limitations of her own era, the play looks at how much (and little) has changed for women in the past century.
The play comes to the Young Vic after opening at Glasgow's Citizens Theatre to rapturous reviews. The Stage described how it 'balances a sense of feminist history and activism with the tightness of a thriller and some rich personal drama', while The Scotsman enthused about a 'beautiful and explosively significant piece of theatre'.
Public booking for Nora: A Doll's House at the Young Vic opens on Tuesday 25 June.
|What||Nora: A Doll's House, The Young Vic|
|Where||The Young Vic, 66 The Cut, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LZ | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Southwark (underground)|
06 Feb 20 – 21 Mar 20, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
|Website||Click here for tickets|