The Master Builder
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

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An enthralling version of an unforgettable Ibsen classic.

Part psychological thriller, part Gothic tragedy, 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?

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

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

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

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

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Also by David Edgar:

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

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