Event 玩偶之家 (A Doll's House) (Wan’ou zhi jia)
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VenueTao Tao Theatre, Yanlin Alley, Nanjing, China
First Date1st January 1935
Last Date3rd January 1935
Primary GenreTheatre - Spoken Word
Lv, FuFu LvActorTorvald Helmer
Ping, WangWang PingActorNora
Shu, QiangQiang ShuActorNils Krogstad
Shui, HuaHua ShuiActorDr. Rank
Min, ZhangZhang MinAssistant Director
Min, ZhangZhang MinDirector
Ibsen, Henrik, Henrik IbsenPlaywright
Production NationalityChina
Performance language
Further InformationLanguage: Standard Mandarin 3 Performances Amateur Production. The production was stopped by local authorities after the third performance and Wang Ping who played Nora was fired from her job as a teacher. A Doll's House was set up in a total of five times in Shanghai, Jinan and Nanjing during 1935. Due to this and a strong feminist debate, based on the play's 1935 history of Chinese theater called "The Nora Year". Sources: - Kwok-kan Tam, Ibsen in China 1908-1997: a critical-annotated bibliography of criticism, translation and performance, Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, 2001. - Elisabeth Eide, China's Ibsen. From Ibsen two Ibsenism, University of Oslo, Oslo 1986.
Event Identifier85216