By Henrik Ibsen
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A Doll's House is Ibsen's progressive story of Nora's awakening to her want for a lifetime of her personal.
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A successful stage director at the age of twenty, he was appointed director of Covent Garden at twenty-four, where he created what was considered a scandalous Salome and an innovative Boris Godunov. He later directed every conceivable type of play, ranging from Arthur Miller’s works to those of Jean-Paul Sartre and Jean Genet, from Tennessee Williams’s to Shakespeare’s and George Bernard Shaw’s, not to mention Broadway musicals, television shows, and films. When he became one of the directors of the newly organized Royal Shakespeare Company in the 1960s, Brook revolutionized Shakespeare productions with a bold, austere King Lear, which served as a model for reexamining conventional concepts of staging Shakespeare.
Does the the play within the play express this? PB: Why I talked about the actors making a theater, and the actors making a world, is because when you create something that has any element of reality about it, each person can read true things in different ways. A three-dimensional object hasn’t only three sides. It’s got any number. A two-dimensional object has only one view. But a three-dimensional object—there’s no end. Q: But there wasn’t an end. Everybody’s in everybody’s dream and the final removal of the clothes shows that they are real people.
I think there is no more disagreement than there would be between two people sharing a theater in which one does opera and one does ballet, and working through different forms and different directions. He has said repeatedly that his interest, his concentration, his search is really based on the actor and that the audience is unnecessary. The link—the relation with the audience—in a sense, is secondary. This is where his purpose lies. So he, in fact, wishes to increase the distance between them.
A Doll's House (Drama Classics) by Henrik Ibsen