Miami Theater Center humanizes ‘Hedda Gabler’

October 21, 2014 2:15 AM

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Miami Theater Center humanizes ‘Hedda Gabler’

The tagline for Miami Theater Center’s bold new production of Hedda Gabler suggests that the dissatisfied antiheroine in Henrik Ibsen’s classic drama is the original Desperate Housewife.

That contemporary comparison isn’t off base for this timeless story of a woman trapped by convention, marriage and her own foolish behavior. The play, which was published in 1890, arrives in present-day South Florida with a new adaptation, a swift pace, the sleek flourish of Miami Modern design — an...

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