Plays Directory : Hedda Gabler

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Henrik Ibsen
  • Overview
    With her father dead and her finances weakening, Hedda Gabler, a beautiful aristocrat, settles on marriage to the tiresome bookworm , Tesman. Frustrated by the inability to control her own destiny, by refuting societies expectations on her class and sex and becoming independent, Hedda must endure Tesman'fs studies, his aunts expectations and a modest lifestyle that bores her. Her only escape comes from the predatory Brack who she refutes as a sexual partner but who fascinates her. With no productive value in life, Hedda'fs destructive ways increase upon the arrival of Thea Elvsted to her home. Once bullied by Hedda, Thea has had the courage to leave her dull, aging husband to be with Eilert Lovborg, the man Hedda loved, but whom she would not dare be with. Eilert's subsequent arrival at the Tesman house with a new manuscript of great scope, which not only threatens Tesman's financial future but also compounds Hedda'fs monotonous matrimony and her undisclosed unwanted pregnancy. Through manipulation she tries to take control of Lovberg's destiny leading to the loss of his manuscript and his eventual assisted death. When Brack seizes this opportunity to blackmail Hedda, she refutes society'fs constraints with her own suicide

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5 known characters

7 known roles


Connected mandy members:

Nigel Cole
Nigel Cole
Actor
2019, Judge Brack
Mary Wallace Theatre
John Irvine
John Irvine
Actor
2019, Brack
Incognito Theatre
Kelly Evans
Kelly Evans
Deputy Stage Manager
2019, Deputy Stage Manager
The Sherman Theatre
Inge-Vera Lipsius
2019, Hedda Gabler
ADC Theatre, Cambridge
Mark Lawrence
2019, Brack
Matthew Mitchell
2018, Eilert Lovborg
The Poor School
Nilgun Direncay
2018, Mrs Elvstead
Rose Bruford College
Mark Chester
Mark Chester
Actor
2018, Luvborg
Rose Bruford theatre
Tanith MacKenzie
Tanith MacKenzie
Deputy Stage Manager
2018, Deputy Stage Manager
UK Tour
Ellie Carroll
Ellie Carroll
Wardrobe Manager
2018, Wardrobe Supervisor
UK Tour
Valerie Stewart
2018, Thea
RADA
Emily Behague
Emily Behague
Deputy Stage Manager
2018, Stage Manager
Bute Theatre
Sarah Dawson
Sarah Dawson
Actor
2018, Hedda Gabler
Matthew Stewart
2018, Tesman
Wickham Theatre Centre
Siddharth Suraj
2018, Tesman
Hendon School
Matthew Peter-Carter
2018, Judge Brack
Matthew Mitchell
2018, Eilert Lovborg
Kate Dunaway
Kate Dunaway
Production Assistant
2018, Production Assistant
Tower Grove Abbey
Lili Miller
Lili Miller
Actor
2018, Bertha
Henna Holländer
2018, Hedda Gabler

Alternative Names

Hedda Gabbla, Hedda Gabbler, Hedda Gabla, Hedda Gabler