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Bailey Cove Classics: Hedda Gabler

Universally condemned in 1890 when it was written, Hedda Gabler has since become one of Ibsen's most frequently performed plays. Its title role is elusive and complex: Hedda is an intelligent and ambitious woman, who has no means of finding personal fulfillment in the stifling world of late nineteenth-century bourgeois society. Too frightened of scandal to become involved with a brilliant, wayward writer, she opts for a conventional but loveless marriage in the hope of finding surrogate satisfaction through her husband's career.

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Title: 
Hedda Gabler
Author: 
Henrik Ibsen
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Event Info
Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2006 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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