Rosmersholm

Cast: 2f 4m

Staging: 2 interior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854595966Publication Date:
8 May 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788500081Publication Date:
20 Dec 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
This version: Almeida Theatre, London, 2008

Rosmersholm

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Mike Poulton

Paperback £9.99£7.99

There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

EPUB £9.99£7.99

A portrait of idealism and democracy floundering in a society of conservatism and opportunism, considered by many to be Ibsen's dramatic masterpiece.

Johannes Rosmer has resigned as parish priest following the suicide of his wife. But his increasingly liberal ideas make him an object of suspicion to the local worthies, who also disapprove of the presence in his house of a much younger woman, Rebecca West, formerly his wife’s companion. As their relationship deepens and their isolation builds, the increasing moral pressures they face force them inexorably towards their fate...

This version of Ibsen's Rosmersholm by Mike Poulton was first staged at the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2008.

Press Quotes

'A masterpiece of psychological drama in an unpoetic but accessible, modern version by Mike Poulton that never succumbs to the temptations of melodrama... none of the solemn mustiness still afflicting Ibsen revivals'

London Evening Standard

'fascinating and complex'

The Times

Cast: 2f 4m

Staging:2 interior sets

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854595966Publication Date:
8 May 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788500081Publication Date:
20 Dec 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

Go to author page...

Also by Mike Poulton:

Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
The Canterbury Tales (stage version)
Don Carlos
The York Mystery Plays
Bring Up the Bodies (stage version)
The Father
Luise Miller
Wallenstein
Imperium: The Cicero Plays
Judgement Day
Morte d'Arthur (stage version)
Wolf Hall (stage version)
A Tale of Two Cities (stage version)

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
An adaptation of Ibsen's extraordinary last play, When We Dead Awaken, one of his most deeply personal works...
When Rosmer abandons his faith after the death of his wife, his former friends question his morality. But with guilty...
Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional...
A fluid yet faithful adaptation of Ibsen's masterpiece.