A Master Builder
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781559364492Publication Date:
8 Jan 2015
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

A Master Builder

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Wallace Shawn

Paperback £14.99

This translation and adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Master Builder Solness by Wallace Shawn, a writer known for his own bleakly hilarious and provocative plays, was used by legendary director André Gregory during fifteen years of work on a theatrical production which, instead of being produced as a play, was made into a film by Jonathan Demme in 2014 — a film that is an utterly contemporary vision of Ibsen's classic play.

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'At once the U.S.'s most profound and overlooked playwright.'

David Hare

'Wallace Shawn is one of the most complex and uncompromising moralists of the American theater.'

New York Times
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781559364492Publication Date:
8 Jan 2015
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

Hedda Tesman
John Gabriel Borkman
Ghosts
Nora : A Doll's House
Rosmersholm
Ghosts (Drama Classics)
Hedda Gabler (Drama Classics)
Peer Gynt
Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)
A Doll's House
The Lady from the Sea
Peer Gynt
Ibsen: Three Plays
Hedda
The League of Youth
The Master Builder
Little Eyolf
Emperor and Galilean
John Gabriel Borkman
An Enemy of the People
The Wild Duck
Judgement Day
An Enemy of the People
A Doll's House
Rosmersholm (Drama Classics)
Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)
The Lady From the Sea (Drama Classics)
The Master Builder (Drama Classics)

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Also by Wallace Shawn:

Our Late Night & A Thought In Three Parts: two plays
Grasses of a Thousand Colours

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