Event Nora
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 9 August 2014
Last Date 14 September 2014
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description Nora Helmer is one of those iconic fictional characters who has taken on a life of her own. In 1879, at the end of Henrik Ibsen’s new play A Doll’s House, she did the unthinkable: she walked out the front door of the house she lived in with her husband and children, slammed the door behind her, and left.

In 2014, Nora’s dilemma remains the same: how much will a woman put up with and why? And what is the alternative? Kit Brookman and Anne-Louise Sarks’ update of Ibsen’s resounding play sets Nora’s story here and now, beginning with Ibsen’s tale and then following Nora out the door and into
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Adaptation
Subjects Family
Feminism
Freedom
Marriage
Power
Women
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Blazey Best Actor
Toby Challenor Actor
Linda Cropper Actor
Finn Dauphinee Actor
Indianna Gregg Actor
Damien Ryan Actor
Ava Strybosch Actor
Kit Brookman Adaptor
Anne-Louise Sarks Adaptor
Kelly Ryall Composer
Melissa Page Costume Designer
Anne-Louise Sarks Director
Paul Jackson Lighting Designer
Henrik Ibsen Playwright
Marg Howell Set Designer
Works
Text Nationality Norway
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://belvoir.com.au/productions/nora/
Event Identifier 110225