A inter-racial and inter-cultural interpretation of the characters’ relations. Realistic acting mixed with Peking opera dance. Helmer palyed by a Chinese actor and Nora played by a Norwegian actress, highlighting racial, gender and cultural differences. Chinese and English bilingual dialogue on stage.
Performance dates: 17 - 22 September (6 performances) during the festival "Eternal Ibsen" at The National Theatre of China in Beijing.
Tour: December 2006 (3 performances): Shanghai spoken drama art center.
Ibsen.net ID 655
Revival of a production from 1998/2001.
In this production Nora is a Norwegian woman who marries into a Chinese family. The production is set to China in the 1930s. Elements from classic Peking Opera were integrated.