The Master Builder

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging: action takes place in and outside a house

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

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421066Publication Date:
9 Sep 2010
Size: 200mm x 132mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2010

The Master Builder

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by David Edgar

Paperback £8.99£7.19

An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Part psychological thriller, part Gothic tragedy, Henrik Ibsen's late masterwork is a compelling portrait of one man's obsessive determination, and what might lie on the darker side of ambition.

Halvard Solness, the leading architect of his age, is at the end of his career. A single-minded man of angry pride, trapped in a frozen marriage to Aline, he is terrified of being eclipsed by the younger generation snapping at his heels.

A decade after their first meeting, the charismatic and bewitching young Hilde Wangel comes back into his life and inspires him to even greater heights. But will his last towering achievement renew him or destroy him?

This version of Ibsen's play The Master Builder, by David Edgar, was first staged at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, in 2010.

Press Quotes

'David Edgar's new version of the text certainly makes you sit up and listen'

Guardian

'A taut new version by David Edgar, smartly underscored in ways that heighten the supernatural mood'

Telegraph

'David Edgar's sinewy new version of the text is well served and well balanced'

Financial Times

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging:action takes place in and outside a house

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

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421066Publication Date:
9 Sep 2010
Size: 200mm x 132mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by David Edgar:

Mothers Against
The Prisoner's Dilemma
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
Pentecost
Testing the Echo
Continental Divide
Daughters of the Revolution
Albert Speer
Edgar: Shorts
Arthur & George (stage version)
The Shape of the Table
Trying It On
Maydays (2018 version)
How Plays Work
If Only
Playing With Fire
Written on the Heart
A Time to Keep
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)

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