Jocelyn Towne and Brian Tichnell. Photo by Jenny Graham.

Terry Morgan – ArtsBeatLA

If the road to Hell is paved with good intentions, perhaps the road to freedom is paved with righteous anger? Henrik Ibsen may have thought so when he wrote his proto-feminist play, A Doll’s House, in 1879. That piece went on to become a foundational part of the western theater canon, produced constantly during the past 145 years. In 1989, Swedish director Ingmar Bergman did an adaptation of the work that he titled Nora, which eliminated some supporting characters and shortened the play. The current production of Nora by Antaeus Theatre Company benefits from a talented ensemble of actors and demonstrates how Ibsen’s themes haven’t lost their relevance. Read more…