8 February – 9 March 2019
Print Room at the Coronet &
The Norwegian Ibsen Company
by Henrik Ibsen
In a new version by Mari Vatne Kjeldstadli
Based on the translation by May-Brit Akerholt
Directed by Marit Moum Aune
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“Exhilarating… this is Ibsen with the gloves off”
The Guardian on the National Theatre of Norway’s Little Eyolf at the Print Room
Ellida, a lighthouse keeper’s daughter, was born where the fjord meets the ocean.
Now trapped in a difficult marriage to a British doctor, Ellida longs for the open sea. Will the return of a former lover offer her a real choice?
A story of self-determination, modern families, loving other people’s children, and always looking for the perfect relationship, The Lady from the Sea was shocking in its challenge of societal norms when it premiered in 1889.
To mark the 130th anniversary of The Lady from the Sea, we’re thrilled to be collaborating with the Norwegian Ibsen Company for this new staging, which brings with it a deep connection to the Norwegian culture in which Ibsen lived: from its close relationship with nature, to the effect of the midnight sun on its inhabitants in the far north.
With performers and creatives from both UK and Norway, The Lady from the Sea follows the Print Room’s hugely successful 2018 collaboration with National Theatre of Norway, Little Eyolf, with many of the team returning for this shattering new production.
Performed in English and Norwegian with English surtitles
Photo: Julie Pike
Mondays – Saturdays at 7.30pm
(no performances on Sundays)
Previews: Fri 8 – Tue 12 Feb, 7.30pm
Press night: Wed 13 Feb, 7pm
Previews (8 – 12 Feb)
£20 all tickets
All other performances
Front stalls £30 | £25 concession
Rear stalls £25 | £20 concession
Concessions are available Mon – Thur evenings only for those in full-time education, in receipt of benefits, or aged 65+
£15 for under 30s, those in full-time education, or in receipt of benefits.
£15 per student. One teacher goes free for every eight students.