The Master Builder
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'

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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£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Henrik Ibsen:

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

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Also by David Edgar:

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

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