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:

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

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Also by David Edgar:

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

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