Hedda Gabler

Drama - Revival

Playhouse Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 2, 1971
  • Opening Date: February 17, 1971
  • Closing Date: June 19, 1971
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 56

Playwright: Henrik Ibsen


Ibsen's Hedda Gabler presents a psychological study of a cultivated woman, recently returned from her honeymoon, whose boredom and dissatisfaction in a stifling environment lead her to destroy others — and herself.


Opening Night Cast

Claire Bloom in Hedda Gabler Claire Bloom Hedda Tesman
Patricia Elliott Thea Elvsted
Robert Gerringer Judge Brack
Donald Madden Eilert Lovborg
Eda Reiss Merin Bertha
Roy Shuman George Tesman
Kate Wilkinson Miss Julia Tesman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen Writer
  Patrick Garland Director
  John Bury Scenic Design
  John Bury Costume Design
  John Bury Lighting Design
  Samuel J. Friedman Press Representative
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Outstanding Performance Claire Bloom Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Outstanding Actress in a Play Claire Bloom Winner
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