On the Run: Classical Theatre Presents: A Doll's House

Posted by: Staffon 2016/2/3 9:40:00 804 reads A Doll’s House
By Henrik Ibsen
February 3 – February 21, 2016

Classical Theatre Company will return to the father of modern drama, Henrik Ibsen, for the first time since producing Ghosts in 2010. A Doll’s House was highly controversial when it was originally produced in 1879, as it brought to light the status that women held not only in Victorian Norway, but also the Victorian West as a whole. The plight of women in their struggle for equality continues to this very day, some 130 years after Nora raised the hackles of her Norwegian audiences with her enlightenment.

“The fact that women in this country still don’t have equal rights is astonishing to me,” says director John Johnston. “In the workplace as well as in the home, many women are treated as second-class citizens. They are undermined, underpaid, and many of them are overworked. We only need to look at the quotes from our politicians to know that this is an issue that still needs to be addressed.”

The Classical Theatre Company is dedicated to boldly re-envisioning classical drama on the stage, in the community, and in the classroom through engaging and enlightening plays - bringing them new life and relevance while maintaining the integrity that the works deserve.

Creative Team

DIRECTOR: John Johnston
CAST: Nora Helmer: Shanae’a Moore
Torvald Helmer: Kregg Dailey
Doctor Rank: Carl Masterson
Mrs. Linde: Erin Kidwell
Nils Krogstad: Jeff McMorrough
Anne: Julie Oliver

DESIGNERS: Costume Designer: LA Clevenson
Lighting Designer: Zack Varela
Scenic Designer: Matt Schlief
Sound Designer: Jon Harvey
Properties Designer: Star Hinson

WHO: Classical Theatre Company

WHERE: Classical Theatre Company
4617 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
WHEN: February 3 – February 21, 2016
TICKETS: General Admission $25, Seniors $15, Teachers/Students and Industry $10
Available online at http://www.classicaltheatre.org