Exactly a year after the production of Lady Inger
of Ostrat—­that is to say on the “Foundation
Day” of the Bergen Theatre, January 2, 1866—­The
Feast at S...
The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) developed realistic techniques that changed the entire course of Western drama. There is very little in modern drama that does not owe a debt to him.H...
"In the English-speaking world today Henrik Ibsen has become one of the three major classics of the theatre," wrote Martin Esslin in an essay included in Ibsen and the Theatre: The Dramatist in Produc...