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£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2010

The Master Builder

By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by David Edgar

Paperback £10.99£8.79

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.

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'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£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by David Edgar:

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

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