'Hedda Gabler' Playing at Hartford Stage

Hartford Stage artistic director Darko Darko Tresnjak's first season of programming has been a long time coming, and it's sure not to disappoint, starting with Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece of compromise and womanhood, directed by Dora Award-winning Canadian director Jennifer Tarver in her Hartford Stage debut. Newly adapted by Jon Robin Baitz, Gabler (originally published in 1890), like all Ibsen, has numerous twists and plot turns (and nary a dull moment), and the jist of it can't easily be summarized, so, if you dig serious theater, buy a ticket already.


Hedda Gabler

Aug. 30-Sept. 23, $26.50-$83.50, Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org.


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