Latest Henrik Ibsen Stories

2014-03-20 08:27:15

OSLO, Norway, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ibsen Award, the world's leading theatre award, is awarded to individuals

2009-05-26 16:20:43

The 2nd International Ibsen Award is to be presented to the French theater director and founder of Theatre du Soleil, Ariane Mnouchkine. The International Ibsen Award was established by the Norwegian government in 2007 and includes a $500,000 cash prize. The award is intended to honor an individual, organization or institution within the arts that has demonstrated extraordinary achievements in the spirit of playwright Henrik Ibsen, The Committee for the International Ibsen Award said in a...

2009-05-26 03:00:00

OSLO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The second International Ibsen Award goes to French theatre director and founder of Theatre du Soleil, Ariane Mnouchkine. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090526/348035 ) The International Ibsen Award, established by the Norwegian government in 2007, amounts to 2.5 million NOK (about 300,000 euro or 500,000 US dollars). The aim of the award is to honour an individual, organisation or institution within the arts that has demonstrated...

2009-03-18 04:00:00

SKIEN, Norway, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ibsen Scholarships were initiated in 2007 by the Norwegian government. In total, scholarship funds amount to 1,000,000 NOK (approx.

2008-11-13 03:00:10

New York's Roundabout Theatre Company says Mary-Louise Parker will star in its new Broadway production of "Hedda Gabler." Parker, who is best known for her roles on TV's "Weeds" and "The West Wing," will play the title role in "Gabler." This production marks Parker's return to Broadway following her 2004 Tony-nominated performance in "Reckless." She previously won a Tony Award for her work in "Proof." Also slated to star in Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's stage drama are...

2008-10-10 06:00:25

By Pat Craig For some reason, I marched purposefully into the Willows Theatre on Wednesday afternoon in a sour Henrik Ibsen sort of mood, bent on serious drama, or at least a comedy that wouldn't make me laugh.

2008-10-08 18:00:20

POGUES wild man Shane MacGowan couldn't let stylish partner Victoria Clarke down at the Gate Theatre's acclaimed production of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. There was nothing for it but to don the top hat as the glitterati joined the literati for the Brian Friel version of the 19th-century classic.

2008-08-19 00:00:22

By WARREN HOWARD Theatre HEDDA Gate Theatre LONDON Carrie Cracknell and Natalie Abrahami haven't been in the job for long, but the artistic directors of the Gate Theatre have been making their mark on its line-up of international drama.

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